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Drum turns but no heat

Purchased brand new 1 yr. ago, out of warranty. Heat stopped 1 week ago, found out vent was clogged, removed clog but still no heat.

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The following link explains a dryer "no heat" problem:

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In many cases a no heat problem is caused by poor ventilation which results in the dryer overheating to the point of failure. The common fail item is the thermal cut-out (TCO). Once it trips, it blows like a fuse and must be replaced. If you determine the TCO to be bad, it is recommended that you replace the TCO and Hi-limit thermostat at the same time (usually sold as a set).

Now if you have not cleaned your ventilation in a while (or ever at all) it is strongly recommended that you do. Replacing any failed components in a dryer with poor ventilation will eventually lead to the same problem. If you have any questions, or require addtional assistance, please let me know. I hope this helps you.

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