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90 series dryer will not run. The heater turns on even if the door is open and have not pushed the start button.

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Hello again your not testing the heater correctly, I saw your pictures and you need to remove the wires off the terminal before testing, your reading condinuity off the cuircuit. remove the wires now test each terminal against the heater casing if you have condinuity the problem is as i said broken coil touching the chassis. you also need to remove the heater and visually inspect it carefully..you will find a break. testing switch on motor and stats a waste of time..cannot cause this. please test the heater correctly this will be your problem!!!

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Does the drum turn at all?sounds like you have a dead short on the heating element,remove front and bottom panel and check it-mike

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