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You need to know that you have 230 volts at the outlet. Believe it or not an electric dryer will run with only 110 volts going to it but it takes 230 volts to operate the heating element. I can't tell you how many service calls I've been on when the problem was not in the dryer at all but in the breaker or outlet. If you know that there is good voltage at the outlet you could have a problem in a thermal or thermostat. Some models have a manual reset click on switch on the housing that holds the heating element. It usually looks like a small red button that has to be pushed or reset if your dryer has overheated for some reason. Sometimes when the heating element goes out it causes this to trip.

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