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Electric dryer heat coil off mid cycle

The older model electrc kenmore dryer is shutting off the heat coil after about 2-3 min or run time.  The tumbler and fan still run completely through the cycle but heat does not turn on  untill manually reset ?

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You have 3 thermostats. By the description of the problem it sounds like it needs a new high limit thermostat. All 3 thermostats and the heating coil can be checked with an ohm meter. Also check the ground on the heating coil. It could be grounding it's self out.

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