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My LER5636PQ0 wont heat up but it does run. Also the timer does not work or buzz when cycle is done. Help?

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Check for blockages and correct that firstMy LER5636PQ0 wont heat up but it does run. Also - 7767bef.jpgThen unplug your dryer and remove the rear cover. This is your dryer.070f137.jpg

Posted on May 04, 2010

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