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No heat Do I need element? how much? how hard to replace?

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WITH THE POWER OFF check:

Thermal fuse (should read zero ohms on an ohmmeter).

Thermostat (yours has a combination type, both terminals opposite of each other should read zero ohms.

Heating element. You will probably see broken coils if this is bad.

This is not difficult to repair, but requires disassembling of dryer front, removal of drum and belt, an ohmmeter and screwdrivers, and small socket wrench set.

See this:

http://www.applianceaid.com/wpdryer_how-to.html


and prices:

http://www.repairclinic.com/Kenmore-Dryer-Parts?s=b6a8c244



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