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Kenmore 70 Series Dryer Won't Heat

My Kenmore 70 Series, Heavy Duty Super Capacity dryer won't heat. Model # 76722695. I've taken off the back panel and vacuumed up all the lint and/or dust accumulation I possibly could. Any suggestions?

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    Replaced igniter and vacuumed dryer.

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Won't heat. fuse good,breaker good,heating element test ok. How do I check the thermostate, and timer.

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I have the same problem. Did some research, found the thermal limit fuse is a common failure. Took the back off, found the fuse. No continuiuty (blown). Put a test jumper lead across the terminals--dryer operates normally. Still trying to find the part. Sears website not helpful. Won't accept my model number.

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My kenmore 70 series won't heat up do I have a piolt on it or is it something else? It runs but i don't get any heat.

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First check your breaker, turn it off and back on.

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