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THE HEATER CORE IN THE DRYER IS NOT WORKING. I removed the coil to see if it was broken, but observed it was not. What can be the problem ? Can it be a fuse and where if the case? Thanks

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On the surface of the heater assembly they mount one or 2 thermal limits. Look for one of them to be blown. THE HEATER CORE IN THE - f63a695.jpg7ed0eb4.jpgd9cd7b8.jpg695eef8.jpg6e07fd6.jpg7662114.jpg

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