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doc51
Jan 9, 2010, 04:51 PM
Dryer drum rotates, and it responds to the "cycles" dial, but the heating element doesn't heat up. Is there a reset button somewhere, or do I need to replace the heating element, OR? Thank you.

parttime
Jan 9, 2010, 05:56 PM
Doc, if your planning the repairs yourself, here's a link to help.
Dryer won't Heat! (http://repair2000.com/noheat.html)

Good luck

oldsrfer
Feb 13, 2010, 05:07 PM
Is there a reset button on the model 417.99680200 stack

JackOfAllTrades**
Mar 7, 2010, 08:45 AM
I actually had a similar problem and to my surprise, the dryer duct to the outside was PACKED full of lint. You can purchase a
20' duct cleaner for about $15. Run it through and try that.

rcaldwell
Aug 14, 2010, 09:59 PM
Sounds like your dryer has a bad heater element, bad hi-limit thermostat, or a bad hi-limit fuse.

Rich
Western Appliance Repair (http://www.westernappliancerepairboise.com)
208-863-3702