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I have a Kenmore 90 Plus series gas clothes dryer model

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Hi. I have a Kenmore 90 Plus series gas clothes dryer model 110.78932792 and followed some earlier suggestions for determining why I am not getting heat when dryer is running. As dryer running with heat set on high on timed dry, I observed no igniting at all. told to check timer, so I am trying to remove contacts on timer, but can't pull them loose to test with thermal fuse. Is the thermal fuse on the back side of dryer?

Contractor's Assistant: Can you guesstimate how old your Kenmore is? And just to clarify, what's the exact model?

Probably at least 10 -15 years old.

Contractor's Assistant: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?

Yes.

Contractor's Assistant: Anything else we should know to help you best?

I have already cleaned the front for lint etc. but difficult getting behind unit to dismandtle back.

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I don't see a previous question that you asked in your history. What previous suggestions are you speaking of?

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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
It was just general troubleshooting from the net.

OK got it. So yes, if the igniter isn't glowing the thermal fuse is by far the most likely case. The fuse is mounted to the top of the blower wheel housing so the lower front panel needs to be removed and then the upper front panel so you can get the lint filter housing out of the way. Below is a video on how to access the fuse on your style dryer.

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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
Thanks, ***** ***** check video and the fuse.

No problem and good luck!

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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
Thanks the video was great. Should I test the fuse and can I before actually replacing it?

Yes definitely, if you have a multimeter you can test the fuse first.

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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
I do. Just bought it so now I get to learn how to use it.

alright well good luck.

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Customer reply replied 10 months ago
Thanks for help Tyler. Purchased a new thermal fuse and igniter and dryer works perfectly. Thanks for leading me in the right direction.
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