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Maytag Dryer not heating up

My dryer was working fine one minute and then stopped heating to dry my clothes. I checked voltages all the way down to the heating element and have 134 volts across the heating element but it is not getting even warm. Is there anywhere else I should be looking?

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You need to be getting at least 220v to the terminal block, if you don't check recepticle and the breaker

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