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Dryer wont heat

I have a maytag lse1000 series 10 tested for continuity on all heating related parts including element all test pos for cont i also used a jumper on theses parts and still no heat could the heating element still be the culprit? If so here can we find the best bargain to replace element?

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  • landintheval Dec 26, 2008

    Thanks I will try that you want me to disconect the two terminals from the housing and test a high resistance means good or bad? When I used a jumper wire on other heating components that should of given me results of their functionality right?

  • landintheval Dec 27, 2008

    what i did on the other components ex.. fuse and other... is pulled leads connected jumper to leads only turned on to see if heat develops did one by one no heat at any test

  • Thomas F. Schneider May 11, 2010

    The heating element should disconnected for both sides and be tested with a OHM meter and it should read a high resistance. A continuity light will glow even if the element is shorted. 



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First answer is yes; high resistance is good. I am not sure I understand the second question. The reasion one has to isolate the element is to avoid resistance from other parts. This, I believe , is the most likly problem. 

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