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Whirlpool Dryer not heating

Hi there.  We have a Whirlpool LER4634J model dryer that now refuses to heat at all.  We've noticed over the past few weeks that sometimes it'll take two cycles to dry thoroughly, but today there's no heat at all coming from it.  We had a power outage last night for a few minutes.  Does that have anything to do with it? 

quit heating suddenly. Checked heating element with ohm meter, no short.

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If it was taking longer to heat it probably has a restricted vent. Check for lint build-up. May also have blower cage full of lint.
UNPLUG UNIT FIRST!!
To access blower cage, remove rear panel. Remove four screws holding duct on left side in place at bottom. Remove two screws at filter area on top. Pull duct out at bottom and reach inside and remove lint.
Also ohm out all thermos. Check thermos on side of heater. Check white one to right of duct you cleaned. Check between larger two wires on four wire thermo. All should show zero resistance.
Check between two outside blades of plug. Should have about 220 volts. Pull plug out slightly and carefully check for power between outside blades. Then check for 110 volts from center to either outside blade. It only requires one 11o volt circuit to run, but both to heat.

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