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Kenmore Dryer not heating

I just replaced the heating Element in my Kenmore dryer. Model #8687310068731 Serial # M90597918 but still no heat....what is the next thing to check? The dryer started out not drying well...needed to run clothes through twice to dry..then it quit heating all together

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  • ktmm2 Mar 09, 2009

    Thank you for responding so quickly. So do I call the same place I just got the element from and tell them i need a thermal fuse kit for the same model? I have checked all the ventilation also..that seems good

    Thanks again~!

  • ktmm2 Mar 09, 2009

    Tried the breaker...IF! No such luck....220 to dryer...check! On my way to pick up the thermal fuse kit!

    Thanks again!



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Thermal fuse is blowing due to improper ventilation.their is a clog somewhere from dryer to where dryer vents outside.thermal fuse is located at top of your elemnt will replace the thermal fuse and your high limit fuse at the bottom of the elemnt cage.but have your venting checked or swept out.

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  • mike cooksey Mar 09, 2009

    just give model # but most are the same,thermal fuse kit should take care of your problem.are you sure you are getting 220 to the dryer.if not sure you may want to flip breaker off and on and see if it sarts to heat.sometimes oneside of the breaker will trip and it will run but not heat.just a tip.



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