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Dryer won't stay heated

We have an electric dryer. When the drum is installed the heat doesn't work. Without the drum in, there's heat. ANY IDEAS?

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Check for broken wiring that could be touching the drum cant be sure without being there and checking it out

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It sounds like you have either a worn out rear drum bearing and or front drum slides. Has the problem gotten worse over the last few months of use?

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