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Dryer works no heat not breaker

I have a sears kenmore model 86983810 69838 electric dryer that still works but doesn't heat i've tried resetting the breaker but it still doesn't heat what do i do next?

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Hi!! you must always check for voltage first. If you have 120 volts and 220 present then its you thermal fuse that is bad.its a small white oval fuse located near the dryer blower replace that and you should be fine..Good luck..

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