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START BUTTON. ONCE YOU LET GO OF THE BUTTON DRYER STOPS. IF I HOLD THE BUTTON IN IT RUNS BUT STILL NO HEAT.????

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Kenmore = whirlpool, when it comes to dryers.

  • i usually dont just post a link to a solution but in this case i think that this site has some reasonable suggestions to help you fix your problem.
http://www.applianceaid.com/evenheat.html

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