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electric dryer turns on but doesnt heat up

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electric dryer turns on but doesn't heat up
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Whrlp Master Tech replied 6 years ago.

ok do you have a Volt-Ohm meter?

To test the voltage to it .

Customer: replied 6 years ago.
no
Expert:  Whrlp Master Tech replied 6 years ago.

ok so the unit runs just does not heat?

And have you turned the circuit breaker off then back on ?

Customer: replied 6 years ago.

yes are turned off and on the breakers

Expert:  Whrlp Master Tech replied 6 years ago.

ok so it wile either be the control up on top or the heating element.

I can give you the information on both and we can go with the cheaper one and go from there .

But with out you having a meter I can only guess!

Customer: replied 6 years ago.

i guess ill have to get one

Expert:  Whrlp Master Tech replied 6 years ago.
ok you can pick one up almost anywhere .
Expert:  Whrlp Master Tech replied 6 years ago.
did you get a meter as of yet?