Hi everybody. I have a Kenmore electric dryer, model 110.96588210. It's pretty old, 20 years or more. It stopped making heat about 6 weeks ago. I found the bad part, a thermal cut-off, and replaced it and the heating coil, just for fun. After that the dryer worked like new. Until today. It again stopped making heat, and the same thermal cut-off was bad again. The red wire attached to the thermostat or the thermal cutoff (sorry, the wire just fell off) looked like it had a burnout at the connection, and that did not happen at the time of the first thermal cutoff problem.
Starting to think there is a different problem somewhere in the dryer. Before I put another new thermal cut-off in it I wanted to ask if anyone out there might have ideas or experience with this kind of electrical problem.
thanks a lot.