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Our dryer is not heating up. It is working but

Our dryer is not heating up. It is working but only with cold air.

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Check the heating element. Also check thermal switches behind back cover. Check with a tester and make sure they work. If not replace and you should have heat again.

Posted on Jun 18, 2009

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