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My DRyer just quit working. no warning, just stopped. It had a tune up kit and was serviced about a year ago so it has new ish belts etc. I change the lint trap between every load.

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Do you have power to plug?then it could be a broken hot or neutral wire from plug to inside of unit or a bad breaker or wire from your main house power panel

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The heating element is like a long coiled resistance wire, similar to what you would see in a toaster but heavier duty. It is strung in a circle behind the dryer drum tub to heat the air that enters the dryer.

If you've ever looked into a toaster when toasting, you'll notice that that thin resistance wire glows red hot which generates the heat. Now imagine that thin wire being red hot and the dryer tumbling, causing constant vibration. It's amazing that the heater resistance wire doesn't break more often!

A pretty handy DIY-er can take the dryer apart and replace the heater wire, but the challenge is getting the stacked unit out in the open somewhere where you can work on it. You need a fair bit of room.

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