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Whirlpool Dryer tumbles, but no heat, no timer.

I cleaned the lint from the upper lint chute, and the lower vent. Now the timer does not appear to work, the dryer does not shut off. It tumbles, and blows air, but does not heat. I'm not sure where to start on this combination problem. Help?

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  • grashprl Jan 04, 2008

    I did try that over the week end, but it did not help. I finally pulled the back off and checked as manyparts as I could with a meter. The heat element didn't have resistance, so I took it off and found the coils broken. I replaced it and now have heat. Thanks for your help.

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