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LER4634E WHIRLPOOL FRONTLOAD ELECTRIC DRYER WORKED GREAT

WHIRLPOOL FRONTLOAD ELECTRIC DRYER WORKED GREAT YESTERDAY TODAY NO HEAT BREAKERS ARE FINE

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If you have a access to an AC voltmeter, measure the two slanted connections in the wall socket for ~220 volts. If near zero, measure at the load side of the dual breakers for the same voltage. If still at or near zero, one of the breakers has gone south. Replace the pair of breakers.
If you measured 220 volts as above, then the problem is within the dryer--probably a burned out heating element or open thermal fuse. Major tear-down to find and fix as the heating element is behind the drum.

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