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Kenmore dryer not heating

My dryer is not heating. The elemnt and limits are good. The thermister ohms out at 12ohms. Is the main control board bad?

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  • before you go any further check the outlet and make sure you are getting a full 220v
  • sometimes one side of the circuit breaker will trip causing the unit to run but with no heat.

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