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My dryer no heat motor run good but no heat

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  • Anonymous Feb 10, 2009

    i have replaced thermostat's but still no heat . how can you tell if heating element is bad .

  • teoh Feb 11, 2009

    kenmore 90 series electric drying has no heat.
    This has happened before with another machine, That time the problem was fixed when we changed the fuse. This time , we could not fix the problem. We had tossed out the first dryer, cos we didn't know of the problem.This is the third machine, we brought back the 2nd dryer, plug it in and it has the same problem , no heat (the 2nd dryer is still working, but just older). Checked the fuse , replaced one, we switched the fuses with the stove, still not working.
    Can you help?
    Thanks


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I had the same problem. If its a gas dryer it is more than likely the thermal fuse located in back on the exhaust duct. also check (repairclinic.com) this site can explain alot.

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