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I have a Lady Kenmore Dryer, model 86692120 that won't heat up. It turns blows but not heat. I have thrown circuit breakers, The vent hose is clear, I am afraid it's the heating element.... I did read

I have a Lady Kenmore Dryer, model 86692120 that won't heat up. It turns blows but not heat. I have thrown circuit breakers, The vent hose is clear, I am afraid it's the heating element.... I did read somewhere about a "plug" in the dryer that can get plugged from lint that then causes the heat to turn off. Does this dryer model have that? I now have the back off but don't really see anything. Any ideas? Also if we think it's the heating element, where would it be on this dryer? Thanks in advance!

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it sounds like your heating element is gone bad. there is no heat if they burn out or get corroded

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before you replace the heater most common cause of heating failure is burn out of the thermal cut-out. (also called thermal fuse, overtemp cutout and probably half a dozen other names) These are a small screw on device on the exhaust duct, when exhaust air reaches too high a temperature, like a blockage, they fail before a fire.
examin the exhaust duct inside the dryer for devices that look like this 641e982.jpg or like this dd7fd44.jpg with wires connected to the terminals. there may be 2(hi lo), test with a ohmmeter -conductivity good, no conductivity replace.
there are only a few different kinds the local parts guy will have them all. take the dud one for him to match.

Posted on Aug 27, 2008

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I believe that everything else is fine rather it is the the thermal fuse that is located inside the rear panel to the exhaust duct that is bad and should be replaced. If you want you can test this fuse for continuity and if bad replace it as it cannot be reset. If the fuse is fine then it can be due to the control board that is bad and should be replaced. Hope this helps...please post back for further assistance.


Daniel

Posted on Jul 03, 2011

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