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Dryer will not produce heat. Dryer turns on and drum turns. Runs quiet but no heat. Clothes do not dry.

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It is possible you need to replace your heater element or your thermostats .. depending on your model which you did not list. Your element and thermostats will cause it not to heat ... when you get your model go to www.sears.com/parts and you can possibly view your schematic if sears had ever sold it... get an ohm meter there cheap Lowe's home depot sears test for power on each of the three. clean the venting also..

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