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Roper Dryer Doesn't Heat

RED4100SQ0

The 5 most common part(s) or condition(s) which contribute to the symptom Dryer doesn't heat are listed below. Check or test each item and watch any available videos. If you are still unable to solve the problem you may need to do additional research and troubleshooting. Remember, with our 365 Days. Period.® return policy you can return any part for any reason. So, go ahead and buy it to try it. No other parts retailer offers this unconditional return policy.

For the symptom you selected, these are the most common parts or causes, ordered by the likelihood of fixing the symptom.

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Thermal Fuse - Part # 2986 Mfg Part # 3392519

Thermal Fuse

RepairClinic Item # 2986

If the dryer doesn't heat, but the drum turns, check the thermal fuse(s). The thermal fuse protects the dryer from overheating and helps to prevent fires. If the thermal fuse is blown, it will have to be replaced.

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$12.05

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Heating Element Assembly - Part # 2438 Mfg Part # 279838

Heating Element Assembly

RepairClinic Item # 2438

The heating element assembly on an electric dryer can burn out over time. If the dryer doesn't heat, the element assembly should be checked for continuity. The heating element assembly cannot be repaired and must be replaced if defective.

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$65.65

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High Limit Thermostat - Part # 898078 Mfg Part # 3977767

High Limit Thermostat

RepairClinic Item # 898078

Although not common, if the dryer doesn't heat the high limit thermostat can be defective. It can be checked for continuity. If the thermostat is "open" the dryer doesn't heat.

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$13.65

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Cycling Thermostat - Part # 2895 Mfg Part # 694674

Cycling Thermostat

RepairClinic Item # 2895

The cycling thermostat regulates the temperature of the air in the dryer. If the dryer doesn't heat it may be caused by a defective cycling thermostat. This is not common.

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$35.70

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Timer - Part # 909731 Mfg Part # 8299780

Timer

RepairClinic Item # 909731

The timer is normally not at fault if the dryer doesn't heat. In many situations where timers are replaced they end up being returned. Check all of the more common components in this troubleshooting guide before replacing the timer.

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$94.10

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