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Kenmore 80 series runs but dont blow hot air

Is this heating element My 80 Series worked all day and now it will not heat up. Is this the heating element?

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  • brad_e_ellis Feb 12, 2009

    This is a gas dryer.

  • Mark Egan May 11, 2010

    Reply the full model number so the wiring diagram can be reviewed.

    Do you know how to use a voltmeter, and are you comfortable with troubleshooting electrical circuits?

    When you go outside to where the dryer vents to the outside, do you feel a strong blast of air being discharged?

    Is the dryer vent duct clear of lint and are you certain the hose behind the dryer that connects the dryer to the vent duct is not crimped?

  • Mark Egan May 11, 2010

    Is this a gas or electric dryer?

    If electric, it could be the heating element, but could also be one of the two thermostats.

    If gas, it could be the same thermostats, or additional components in the unit.


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Check your heating element. #1 cause for no heat. Easy to replace and ea VERY easy to break. Just for your own well being also make sure that gas pressure us correct

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  • Jeremy Reddick
    Jeremy Reddick Feb 12, 2009

    Replace the heating element and that will solve your problem. Please rate

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