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    • Part Number: AP4038069
    • MFG Part Number: 307178
    • Made by: Whirlpool
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Dryer runs/spins, but there is no heat. I have checked the thermostat with a multi-meter and everything seems to be fine. The vents are clean, air flow is fine. Do I need a new heater element? If so, what is the part number?

Tim for Model Number MDE9520AYW

ANSWER Hello Tim, First you should check for 240Vac at the terminal block. If this is present, you need to open the unit with the power dis-connected to it and use an ohm meter to test the thermal cut-out, cycling thermostat, high limit thermostat, heating element, motor centrifugal switch, timer, and associated wiring. This will pinpoint which component is causing your issue. 

Answered by AppliancePartsPros.com   |   Wednesday, November 14, 2012

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