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Replacing the heating element Kenmore dryer 110 64892

How do you replace the heating element in the kenmore 64892

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  • gr8nestor Dec 09, 2007

    I did take out the side screw but i'm unable to unplug the two wires and pull the element out. Is there anything else holding it?

  • Mercury15 Feb 06, 2009

    I am a little worried that if I pull it will break.

  • Anonymous Mar 13, 2014

    The back of our Kenmore Dryer is soldered. How do I get to the heating element?

  • Anonymous Mar 27, 2014

    how do I replace it

  • Anonymous Mar 29, 2014

    trying to replace my heating element on my Kenmore elite oasis st dryer but can not figure how to get to it

  • Anonymous Mar 31, 2014

    I cant get to the coil from the back of the dryer so there has to be some way I can remove the front to get to the heating element and coil

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Nestor, on the posted model, you want to drop the lower front panel. Take a puddy knife and push in on the clips on each side and it will pull off. Kill the power to the dryer. On the right you will see the heater housing. The housing will have a front deflector. You can remove that deflector by removing the screw on the bottom or simply just bend it down out of the way. Remove the 2 wires on the left that attach to the element itself. On the left side of the housing there will be a quarter inch screw that holds the element in place. Use a small socket set to get it off. Now the element will pull right out of the housing. Sometimes they are difficult to pull out but it will come out. Did you ohm out that element to make sure that was the culprit? Catriver.

Posted on Dec 09, 2007

  • Ron Marek
    Ron Marek Dec 09, 2007

    Nothing else holding it, grip it on each side and pull, sometimes they take some muscle. The wires will come off, use a needle nose.

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