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Dryer runs but does not heat

The dryer seems to be running but there is no heat, when I open the door it is cool inside.

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Probably the heating coil has failed.
It is a simple, plug-in replacement.
To locate it, unplug the main power cord then remove the lower back panel. The heating coil is located in the air intake path and secured by 2 screws. Remove the 2 screws, remove the 2 power wires. Take it to the local appliance repair parts shop and get a replacement. Should be up and running for under 35 dollars.

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barnardfl
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timer motors cost $~14 if available in your area, and attach to the timer body by two screws
rebuilt timers can be purchased at many parts stores, labelled as almost anybrand as many are interchangeable $~40
new timers are around $~60

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