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The dryer runs but dont heat up i changed the heating coil but it still wont heat up need advice

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    Dan Sharpe Mar 18, 2011

    Model # please. Should be on a tag on the panel behind the door.

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Dryer is running fine but no heat????


there is only 1 reason as to the unit still running but not heating if its running then all thermos must be intact so it has to be the heating coil take the unit appart make sure the two heating points still have the cables attached if you can do a polarity test on the element that will define its blown then replace the coil in most cases when the coil blows you can see a burn mark were it did

best luck

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