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Newly purchased part 3977393 stops working in1 min after install...has happened 2x

Two kits have failed after installed....heating element was also purchase new from Sears Kennesaw Store ...have purch two part 279816 kits ...but only the 3977393 part continues to fail

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SOURCE: have a hotpoint tdc30p dryer that will not heat

Check to see if the new parts fitted are o/k,
If they are, then your problem is probably a faulty control unit or possibly bad connection in the wiring.
If the new parts are faulty, then something else is causing them to fail.
Make sure all filters are clean and that all air vents are clear

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Does the drum turn? I know you have checked the breaker which can trip sometimes. There may be a small disc about the size of 7-8 stacked nickels that is actually a reset that is planted along in one of the lines. You can bypass it to see if it is the problem. If it is, then you can get a replacement at an appliance store. Make sure all your wiring is correct because you could be spending a lot of money for nothing. Was your old element actually bad(burned in 2)? This main thing I would want to know is if the drum turns or not. The other, probably not, problem could be in the control panel. If you are handy with an ohm meter, you can see if those parts are indeed O.K. You can call em at 803 463 5567 for clarification.

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