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I have a 70 series. It runs but will not

I have a 70 series. It runs but will not heat....what is wrong?

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Most likely a fuse ,remove the back and you will see the heater box to your right,it is the smaller fuse on the box,most people replace both,you can get it at your local appliance parts store it is called a thermal kit,the model number is inside the dryer door-mike

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