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My Whirlpool dryer run, blows air, but no heat. Do we need a heating eliment? It's about 5 years old runs fine, but all of the sudden, it stopped blowing hot air. It has the air only function, low, med. and high functions. I had put a comforter inside to dry (had done this before with no issues) and went to check on it and found it still wet (not damp) but cold. I discovered the machine runs and blows air but no heat.

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Could be a thermal fuse

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