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My Kenmore gas dryer heats for about 5 minutes then the heat turns off.

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I need the model number of the dryer to help u, below is a picture of a typical information tag on all Kenmore dryers.

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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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