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Kenmore 70 series? Not heating to dry clothes.

The dryer will run but the clothes don't dry. Not a handy person... at all. So kindly put solution directions in simplest form, exactly what I have to do. TX.

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  • candycane Sep 18, 2007

    P.S. "...thermal overloads in the blower housing and one in back where the elements are..." What in the where, where the whats are? What and where are thermal overloads, blower, and elements?

  • Anonymous Feb 22, 2008


    mine will dry but it takes a long time

    i can put say ten shirts in and i put it on 70 and i will have to put it on for 40 more

    if you can help thanks mark



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I am a retired appliance engineer of 20 years, and in basic language, no heat = check heater element for open circuit (has it blown) also there are thermal cut outs like you say, sometimes about 3 located (2 near the element) and another elsewhere normally near the air outlet, these can be triggered so the element doesn't work, if any one of these are triggered this could be caused by overheating / overloading / or just a vent or air flow blockage, all are easy to rectify with basic common sense and a multimeter work safe and unplug before checking if i have helped please rate me, best of luck

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