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My Kenmore Elite dryer will not heat. It tumbles

My Kenmore Elite dryer will not heat. It tumbles and has air, I have cleaned all the vents and changed out the thermal limiter - what else can I try?

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REPLACE THE ELEMENTS, YOU CAN CHEC THEM WITH AN O METER TO SEE IF THEIR NORMALLY CLOSED AND NOT OPEN, BUT I WOULD THINK THIS IS THE PROBLEM IT USUALLY IS

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Check the vent on the back. This is indicating a air flow issue. If the vent is clear ohm the heater out check it for continuity.


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Clean your dryer vents, and lint filters. You may need to clean vent from wall to outside. to test this.. unhook vent pipe from wall..and run dryer and see what happens. or you have a defective heat coil

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