Why does my Kenmore dryer not get hot?
Common solutions for: My Kenmore Dryer is not heating. The thermal fuse is a safety device designed to protect the dryer from overheating. Be aware that a blown thermal fuse is an indication of a restricted exhaust vent from the dryer to the outside. Always check the dryer venting when replacing a blown thermal fuse.
Why won’t my gas dryer heat up?
There are a few things that could keep your dryer from heating up. You might have a problem with the gas supply to the dryer, or problems with the flame sensor, gas valve coils, high-limit thermostat, operating thermostat, thermal cut-off fuse, thermal fuse, or igniter.
Where is the thermal fuse on a Kenmore gas dryer?
There is a thermal fuse that can open and prevent the dryer from heating. The thermal fuse is located on the back of the blower housing. To access the thermal fuse will require removing the rear panel. The blower housing will be in the lower left corner when facing the dryer from the rear.