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No heat in Maytag Electric Dryer

My 240v plug to the dryer smoke checked and melted the old cord. An electrician fixed the outlet and the dryer cord, but now I have no heat. What should I check and what is most likely the problem. Thanks for the help.

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There should be a wiring diagram inside the operating console. Locate the thermal fuse and/or thermal cut-out and ensure they check good. They both should read close to a short if good. They are mounted adjacent to the heating element. If you have trouble locating the diagram and/or need further assistance isolating the problem, please post back with the dryer model number (located on the back of the console) and I will locate some diagrams to see if I can assist you further.

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