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If the model number you have this listed under is correct, you will need to open the panel under the door. This is accomplished by removing the screws under the bottom edge of the lower panel. HINT: If you prop up the front feet of the dryer, it makes access to the screws much easier.

With the screws removed, the panel will drop down and off. The heating element is located on the right-hand side under the drum, inside a heater box. CAUTION: Make sure you UNPLUG the dryer before servicing anything inside the unit. Dangerous voltage is still present even while the unit is turned off.

Is there any reason why you need to know where the heating element is? Do you have a heating problem? Please elaborate?

If the model number is not correct, please post back with the correct information. If you need further assistance, please let me know. I hope you find this information helpful.

Posted on Mar 05, 2009

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