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Hello; I have a sears kenmors electric dryer that does not dry my cloth the first cycle . I checked the vent and cleaned out the complete dryer from the air inlet through the exhaust and the fan inside and out , including the fan. The electric heating element seam to heat up and turning a bright orange in color ,but I do not know how to check the thermostats to see if this is the problem . Let me know thanks Jim kenmore elite 110.92966102 ( model) serial no.( MP1401349 )

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If you are having problems with your gas dryer not heating the most common problem is that the ignitor goes bad. Even though it glows sometimes it is still not working properly.

if you dryer is gas check out this gas no heat tip....

If you have an electric dryer, you can have many different things that can go wrong causing the dryer not to heat.

check out this electric no heat tip...


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