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Kenmore 70 Series

I have a Kenmore 70 series gas dryer that is not heating up. I used it one night and the next day it would not heat. However if I continue to restart the timer the clothes eventually dry but not by heat.

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  • dminky Jun 15, 2008

    I have a Kenmore 70 series gas dryer (model # 97575110 75751) that is not heating up & the timer stays in the same position. I used it one night and it worked fine and the next day it would not heat. However if I continue to use the dryer the clothes eventually dry but not by heat.

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You probably have an open thermal fuse, the dryer will run in some cases and not heat, Just moving air across you clothes will dry them however it takes forever.

If you are electrical or mechanical replace the thermal fuse yourself if not call someone you trust, you can purchase thermal fuses on line from Sears.com just do a parts search for you specific dryer.

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