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Kenmore Dryer won't heat

Kenmore Limited Edition Electric Dryer runs but won't heat. Checked circuit breaker first. Then opened bottom front panel and used an ohm meter to verify that the heating element and both thermostats located on the side of the heating element worked. Assuming that the thermal shut-off fuse should be checked next... but where is it located???
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Ok you moving in right direction but you jumped a step,,you already checked the thermal cut offf and the operating thermostat,,those where the two on the side of the heater housing,,you should have checked the thermal fuse and the thermistor,,they are on top of the blower wheel housing tuck a lttle to the left,,since you seem that you know what your doing just jump them out starting with the thermal fuse,,,keep me posted on the job

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