No heat from the dryer

ApplianceKenmore Dryer


Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair15 - 30 mins

Age of ApplianceMore than 10 years

Tools Socket set


Jul 06, 2011

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First thing I did is go to PartsSelect to trouble shoot. Worked last time I had an appliance problem. It indicated that the thermistats are the most likely culprit since 82% of people claimed that to be the problem. I bought those two parts and that got me a little heat but it was still cutting off after a couple, I bought the third part (Internal Bias Thermistor) and installed it later. Worked like a charm! Hasn't blown this hot in 5 years or more. While you're inside the unit, I also recommend cleaning out the blower and associated areas. They really accumulate lint and that cuts down the air flow considerably. I at least doubled the air flow as well as increasing the heat. Dryer is working like new!

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Thermal Cut-Off Kit

Part Number: PS334299

In Stock

Thermal Fuse

Part Number: PS345113

In Stock