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Neptune dryer does not produce heat md5500

I have front panel off. i turned on dryer and pushed button saw a quick flash light.no glow .checked continuity is good.what next?
also inside of dryer is full of lent.
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Did you cheak for dead short by touching one end of the element and one end on the heater housing?if there is continuity then you have a dead short .The lint is normal just clean it out.You may have a bad insultor that the element runs true in the heater housing.Also cheak the wires for dead short very carfully with flash light hope this helped:)

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