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I have a Whirpool LER6620PQ0 dryer. It runs but does not heat. I just replaced the heating element, and it still is not heating. What else can it be?

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Make sure that you 220 volts AC across the two slanted slots of the power socket--if zero or near it, one of the twin breakers in the house electrical panel for the dryer may have failed. Try pushing the breaker off, then back on and recheck for voltage at the socket. If now ok, try the dryer again. If not ok, then possibly one of the breakers has failed. Hope this helps!

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