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Why does a Kenmore dryer refuse to heat?

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A Kenmore dryer may refuse to heat up for reasons including a blown fuse or a tripped gas valve. A dryer's refusal to head may also be caused by overloading or a clogged vent.

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The first thing to do if a dryer refuses to heat is to check the gas valve by looking to make sure the valve is on, then checking that the gas is flowing. If that doesn't work, a blown fuse may be the issue. The owner can check fuses by opening the front panel. The dryer also may be overloaded, so removing some clothing may help.

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