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Dryer won't heat

I purchaced a used stackable and the person I purchaced from said it needed a heating element. How can I make sure before I order an element for $90 dollars from Sears?

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First, check and see if the thermal fuse is blown. It is located just inside the rear of the dryer and should be attached to the exhaust duct. It is about one inch long and can be tested using a multimeter or ohm meter for continuity. If there is no continuity, then the fuse is bad and will need replaced. While in there, you can meter the heating element in the same way. Sure hope this helped and best wishes.

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