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Intermittant heat for drier

Upright washer/dryer combo (1 piece unit)dryer spins ok,but no heat,or there will be heat and than after a load,there is no more heat,I tested the temp selector switch,ok,I also just tried dryer and had door open with door switch pushed in and dryer works for around a minute,than I herd a click at the rear area and than there was no more heat, I had the rear bearing replaced about 6 months ago for dryer,unit is 10 years old

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  • geterdoneguy Oct 03, 2007

    upright washer/dryer combo unit (1 piece) Kenmore {Sears 970-17802-20} as taken from drier door

  • geterdoneguy Oct 03, 2007

    I forgot to mention it is electric



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Check for flow of air through the dryer arts as it sounds like the clicking is the thermal cut out activating, this prevents the dryer from overheating, the common cause for overheating is blockage (no air flow) or the fan that blows the air round the machine is not working, or not working properly, so check the fan see if its turning etc hope i have helped, if so please rate me

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