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If your heating element is good and your dryer turns and…

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If your heating element...

If your heating element is good and your dryer turns and blow cold air what would you need to check to get heat. Its a maytag

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

Lde5916acm

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

Yes

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

Not that i can think of

Submitted: 2 months ago.Category: HVAC
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HVAC Technician: Gaztech, HVAC Technician replied 2 months ago
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Hi I amCustomer a independent technician, I will assist you with your issue.

Don't forget to rate the 5 star rating AT THE TOP OF PAGE if we are done. this will credit me for assisting you.

Is it possible that your dryer vent is cloged up, did you check outdoor grill for restriction?

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
No its not clogged
Customer reply replied 2 months ago
Hellooo
HVAC Technician: Gaztech, HVAC Technician replied 2 months ago

Was it cloged up?

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
No it wasnt
HVAC Technician: Gaztech, HVAC Technician replied 2 months ago

Here is a link that shows you parts breakdown, look at item #6 in the heater breakdown

This is the most common problem for your issue, you need to pull the back panel and locate part and do a Ohm reading on it it needs to read 0 to 1 ohms, if it doesnt, replace part

https://www.searspartsdirect.com/model-number/lde5916acm/3048/0151200.html

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
Cant see part 6
HVAC Technician: Gaztech, HVAC Technician replied 2 months ago

You need to pull the back panel and locate parts and do a Ohm reading on them, needs to read 0 to 1 ohms, if it doesnt, replace part

https://www.searspartsdirect.com/model-number/lde5916acm/3048/0151200.html

Part number 6 (Dryer thermal cut off fuse) and part number 11 (Dryer high limit thermostat) are listed it the Heater section of this manual link I sent you in blue letters

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