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Dryer runs and all fuses oum out element oums out but no heat 110 olts to motor 110 volts to element

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The motor runs on 120 volts. If you have a bad breaker or wall receptacle or cord you won't get any heat. dryer runs and all fuses oum out element oums out - f028c9d.jpgThe motor will however run the dryer. If the dryer is getting 240 at the terminal block then you may have a burnt contact inside your timer. if all other components check good find the terminal marked RH. Remove the wire (power is disconnected) connect one lead of your meter to that terminal with an aligator clip. Slowly turn the knob and check for continuity between RH and any other terminal on the timer at all locations on the dial. If you cannot get continuity on any other terminal then your timer has failed and will need to be replaced.37b8069.jpg

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