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Dryer has power, motor runs, Won't heat. Kenmore Dryer Mod# 118 C68932792 Serial # MJ 3787524 Type - C007 ELE 2386824 EH54

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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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it has a mechanical interlock where in the heater should not be energize if the motor is not running.

that is the defective part. the contacts could have been welded together.

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