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My Kenmore clothes dryer stopped heating. I thought it was the heating element again, replaced it, and still not heating

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Old 12-16-2009, 06:34 PM
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Model Number: 86872100 68721   Brand: Kenmore   Age: 5 - 10 years   

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My Kenmore clothes dryer stopped heating. I thought it was the heating element again, replaced it, and still not heating up [everything else is still working].

What should I try next? Thermostat?

I can't make out the #'s on the parts...anybody got part numbers?


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You need to check out your thermostat, thermal cut off and high limit thermostat with a meter to test for continuity.
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also check for 240 at the outlet - if the power tripped about the same time it stopped heating it may have dropped half the line
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