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I have a Kenmore Elite Model number 110.64992300. The dryer turns on and spins but does not heat. I have the bottom panel off am looking at the heat element. What should I do to test everything? I have a multimeter and the necessary tools and the dryer is unplugged of course.

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  • mikesean76 Apr 05, 2009

    I took off the front and back panels cleaned the vents and underneath the drum. i was surprised how much lint was underneath there. turned the unit back on and i cannot seem to feel any heat transfer-just cool air. is there a simple continuity check i can do verify the heater coils are working?

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You need to make sure you have 220V first all the way to the dryer. Make sure you have no blocks (lint blockage). Check your thermostats for continuity. Make sure all the wires are disconnected when testing. If they show good check your heating element not only with the ohm meter but take it out and visually inspect it. They can be bad and show continutiy.

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