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Amana Model LEA30 AW Got very hot and stopped. Restarted OK after awile but noe only gets warm, not hot enough to actually dry clothes.

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  • don_eaton Aug 07, 2010

    It seems like the best most likely advice. I at least know where to start and how to find the fuse and element. definitely worth the money. Thanks to Rylee.

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Hi


Thanks for using FixYa. It seems to be the issue with the Thermal Fuse going bad and needs to be replaced. It is mounted to the exhaust duct inside the back cover panel. Also, often a dryer heating element burns out, but doesn't trip the circuit breaker or blow a fuse. The heating element is simply a long coil of special wire. You can check it for continuity with an ohm meter. No continuity means the element is bad and you need to replace it. Please do accept the solution if the issue is resolved or post a comment for further assistance.


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Rylee

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