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My inglis dryer model YIED7200TW (not even listed on the their models) is not heating but running with just cool air.

Not sure where the element is located and how we can access it as the panel of the dryer is attached to the whole body of the dryer. this was bought in 2008 model YIED7200TW. is this model obsolete or not fixable anymore? If that will be the case, I won't be buying this brand anymore or any brand under whirlpool company. this is so frustrating to fix. thanks.

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You really need a volt / ohm meter to check for Continuity & Volts

Its well worth the investment... $15.00 bucks give or take a few

I would check to see if you have 220v to back of dryer where the cord mounts to dryer,

If dryer is getting only 1 leg 110 volts instead of the 220 will it not heat.

Check themostates & heater for Continuity... Most models, Now have a.. Hi-limit fuses that need to be checked for Continuity

 

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Posted on Oct 14, 2007

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SOURCE: kenmore dryer model #86870100 runs but no heat

this kit mounts on the heater element chamber. The small one will be open. The big one failed also because it is rated to shut down @250°F. The little guy is rated at 300°F. NOTE: when this limit fails it is a sure sign of a blockage of lint somewhere.8e8a912.jpg

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SOURCE: Kenmore Model 110.96585200 No heat!

You probably have a bad thermal cut-off . This is the small thermostat , located at the top of the element housing . This " thermostat " should read infinate resistance ( no resistance ) . You can put the 2 wires togather , and see if heat comes on . pt # 3399848 . Both thermostats , should read 0 resistance . They are normally closed . The thermal cut-off , will not reset itself , if open . This is a safety t-stat , for when dryer gets too hot , and will have to be replaced .

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