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My bottome dryer wont heat up but the top dryer heats

My bottom dryer wont heat up but the top dryer heats. I have cleaned all the vents and ducts and there isnt a problem code that comes up either. What would make this happen and is this something I can fix myself, such as a fuse? It says possibly a faulty thermistor in my manual, is this something a homeowner can fix?

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I have the same problem and called a repair center to fix. They came out last Thursday and and ordered the parts (thermite and thermo fuse). Waiting for a call that they received and ready to repair.

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