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No heat in dryer

Our tdc32 hotpoint tumble dryer will not work due to not having any heat

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    How to test heating element on a dryer

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To test the heating healement you need to access it by taking apart the top and back panel, and test it for continuity using a multimeter.

There are also a couple of fuses/circuit breakers that you should test.

Entering the model number here you get the exploded view, and replacement parts.

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If you can see your heating element, use a meter to test for continuity. remove the clips or wires attached to the terminals of the heating element and put the probes of the meter.
the reading should be close to short since it is a heater. maybe 1 to 10 ohms.

tnx 4 using fixya,

drcool

Posted on Sep 28, 2008

  • francis rivero Oct 02, 2008

    hello nobby,

    how's your dryer? i hope it is heating now. have you tested your heating element? keep me posted please.

    wish you all the best,

    drcool



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