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I have an Kenmore 80 Series Gas Dryer, the heat is not staying on. I've changed the heating element and no change. It heats up for 2-3min then turns off for 3-4min then restarts for 20-40sec. then off again. NEED HELP!

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Check the high limit thermostat. You can check it using a multimeter or ohmmeter. If bad, replace it. Hope this helped.

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