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I have a kenmore he4 no. 110.85871400. i have no heat replaced thermal fuse high limit thermostat anf thermal cutoff switch. still ni heat. elements are good. cleaned all lint. do i need to get a thermistor allso

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Check thermistor with ohm meter, make sure you unplug unit first, make sure wires are removed from thermistor or you will read ohms thru the wiring. If thermistor checks ok, the you have a relay board problem. replace power board.

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