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WHIRLPOOL LAUNDRY DRIER.NO HEAT DURING DRYING

OPENED THE BACK, AND FOUND THE HEATING ELEMENT. ITS INTACT, BUT SEEMS TO HAVE ONLY ONE WIRE ATTACHED. THE OTHER TERMINAL HAS NO WIRE! POWER IS GETTING TO THE ONE WIRE, BUT WITH NO WIRE ON THE OTHER TERMINAL, IT CAN'T COMPLETE THE CIRCUIT. WAS HEATING FINE EARLIER THAT DAY; COULD THE WIRE HAVE BEEN ''SUCKED UP'' SOMEPLACE? HOW DO I FIND THE WIRE TO REATTACH?

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