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Kenmore electric dryer heats but does not dry the

Kenmore electric dryer 110.60712990 Series 70 heats but does not dry the clothes. Assuming the problem is obstructed air flow, I checked the lint filter, the vent hose to outside. All is clear. What next?

I ordered a new thermostat, am I on the right track?

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Hi, Here are the obvious parts to check: Heater, High limit, Thermal fuse or thermostats...these are all generally located in the back but some models you access them from front. the most common cause is either heater or thermal fuse, I will include a picture of the thermal fuse. If you test these parts and find they all work you may be looking at a centrifiacal switch problem.

Here is a picture of the thermal fuse check this part first:

http://www.partselect.com/repair.aspx?appliance=dryer&part=replace-thermal-fuse

Please feel free to contact again if you have any other problems.

Hope this helps.

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