Hi. I have an older model Kenmore dryer. I think it's about ten years
old. Recently, it stopped drying/heating, but it does continue to
tumble. I've looked at a few appliance repair websites, and after
reading the trouble-shooting guides, I believe the problem is caused by
either a burned out heating element or thermal fuse. I would like to
replace the broken part, but the owner's manual was not left in the
house I live in, and I'm unable to find an exact drawing of this model
on the Internet. I've never repaired a dryer before, so I really need a
good diagram so I can find out exactly where the heating element and
thermal fuse are in this particular model. I did remove the "kick
plate" below the dryer door, and I couldn't find anything that looked
like the heating element or thermal fuse. I also removed a small
portion of the back panel which revealed the origin of the plug. I have
the model number so I can easily obtain the parts. I just don't know
where to find the broken ones inside the dryer. Can anyone help me?
do a google search:
lots of good stuff to get started:
Some model# helps.
Q - My electric dryer runs but will not heat, what could stop my dryer
from heating ?
A - Things that could stop a electric dryer from heating:
- house fuse or breaker ( needs 2! )... - heating element ... - burnt
wire ... - thermostats ... thermal fuse ( not all models )... - motor
heat switch ... - timer ... - selector switch ... - burnt power
Share it, and then we can try to help see what style Kenmore dryer you
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I got 110.86984110 to work for me. Heater on the floor style kenmore
built by Whirlpool.
Some take apart helps.
Thermal cut off on the heating element has been a common trouble
Thermal cut-out (fuse) L360 and high-limit thermostat L250 kit, 1ea.
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