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Kenmore 90 series elec dryer,replaced heating element, checked the thermal fuse, its okay, still no heat, dryer still tumbles,. air is being forced, running out of ideas...

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  • hamneggs1081 Mar 10, 2009

    thanks wendystech, i will take a look!

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Several things to check. Be sure you have the correct voltage to the unit.
Since this is an electrical heated device, it is loaded with safety switches. There is sometimes a thermal overload,or clix-on bimetal device in the exhaust inside the rear of the unit. If your exhaust becomes restricted, it will take the heater out of the circuit. If you do not have enough air flow, the element would burn up/ out. I would look around again as I'm sure there are other safety devices as the one I mentioned as well as one near the element to prevent overheating.
The timer is also responsible for sending power to the element as well as the motor.

Good Luck and hope this helps.

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