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Bryan, Home Appliance Technician
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I have Kenmore dryer model 110.96520100 which runs but will

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I have Kenmore dryer model 110.96520100 which runs but will not heat. There is continuity through the heating element, high heat limit thermostat, cycling thermostat, thermo cut-off and the termal fuse is ok and I have tested the start switch and have continuity when it is depressed. There are no loose wires and I am out of ideas. The timer seems to be working but I have eliminated just about everything else. Thanks
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Bryan replied 8 years ago.
well if you tested all of the thermostats and still no heat test the centrifugal switch on the motor , hers a picture. when the motor kicks in this switch is engaged to send power to element. let me know Bryan ,Part 2025
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Customer: replied 8 years ago.
Thanks for the information. Is there a method of testing this switch or do you just replace it?
Customer: replied 8 years ago.
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