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Thanks, FixallPhill. Your expert advice save me from buying a new dryer. It was the coils in our Kenmore Dryer that were no longer working. It took about 15 min. total to replace. From taking it apart, to puting the coils in and finally putting the dryer together again. You are awesome. Marisamar711

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Thank you for the kind words! I am glad it worked out for you!

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