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Stops heating The heat will only stay on for a minute after turning on dryer then stop. Heat element tests fine. There no lint and its getting really good air flow. What else could it be.

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SOURCE: Kenmore dryer will turn but no heat

Take the back off your dryer andcheck the ohms on your heating element, thermostat and fuse. The Element is inside a metal case the terminals are accessable. The fuse and thermostat are mounted on the same case.

Posted on Nov 20, 2008

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SOURCE: Dryer won't Heat up - Kenmore Elite HE4 Gas Dryer

hi..A poor connection between the wire terminals and the
heater relay causes high current draw and damages the
terminals on the heater relay on the main control board.
check it out..
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Posted on Jun 09, 2009

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SOURCE: Dryer Heats for 30 Minutes then stops heating

Hello there :
what you are going to want to do is to troubleshoot the heating circuit
if you have a multimeter
there is a thermal Cut-Out switch that is connected to the heater box.) -simply unplug wires and take reading from the end connetors
your reading should be 0 ohms. and nothing else
Next check
a part called the Hi-Limit Thermostat that is connected to the heater box, it should be located closest to the heating element wire leads unplug the wires and take the reading across the 2 wire connections . this should give you a reading of 0 ohms and nothing else.
Now if any of these 2 parts are not in this range they need to be replaced and i would recommend that you replace them as a set cause if one usually goes out then the other one will soon follow ok

I hope this is very helpful for you
Best regards Michael

Posted on Jan 09, 2010

TheMobilian
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SOURCE: wont heat at all

On top of the element is a limit that blows if the venting or ductwork is clogged from fluff. I have a few repair photos HERE

Posted on Feb 10, 2010

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SOURCE: Our dryer runs but dose not heat up. I checked the

you need to check the continuity of the thermal fuses,depending on your model there might be a thermal fuse on the top portion of the heating element can it should have two red wires, disconnect the wires and check for continuity if it has none then it needs to be replaced,

Posted on Dec 05, 2010

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