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Kenmore 90 series dryer works but won't get hot

The dryer has been working fine for years, now it just blows cold air. Have a rental dryer plugged up in same spot and works fine.

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The following link explains how to troubleshoot a dryer no heat problem:

http://www.fixya.com/support/r630242-dryer_runs_but_not_heat

If the dryer is blowing cold air, and you stated that a replacement dryer works fine plugged into the same receptacle, you may have a problem with your power cord, or the internal heating circuits.

First, locate the terminal block at the back of the unit (this is where the power cord is installed) and plug the dryer back in. Verify that you have 220-240VAC across the two hot leads (RED and BLACK wires). If the voltage is not correct, you may just have a bad power cord. If the voltage reading is normal, you have an internal heating circuit problem.

Read through the link provided and let me know if you have any questions. If you require additional assistance, please let me know before you rate the solution. I hope this helps you.

Posted on Feb 27, 2009

  • Jeff Rockwell
    Jeff Rockwell Mar 09, 2009

    Glad you appreciated the advice and that I was able to assist you. Keep me in mind you need any assistance in the future.

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