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Tumble dryer not heating

I have a defy tumble dryer that wont heat up. I have checked the element and the thermostats for continuity and they are fine . I have even tried a new element.

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Hi irshaad,
If all the componants are good, you are loosing voltage somewhere. Check the voltage to the dryer. If you do not have 220 volts then you have a blown fuse or a kicked breaker in your fuse box. This would allow only 110 volts to get to the dryer and the dryer would run and not heat. If you have the correct voltage to the dryer check the connections on the terminal block and the wires to the block. Before going any further than that I would really rather have your model so I could guide you correctly. Good luck and I really hope this will FixYa.
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