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There is no heat in the dryer. I just changed out the heating element and still no heat. I checked the breakers and they are not tripped. What next?

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Check for a blown thermal fuse. It's about an inch long and is usually located inside the rear of the dryer attached to or near the exhaust duct. It can be tested using a multimeter or ohmmeter. Check for continuity. A lack of continuity means a blown thermal fuse. Sorry for your trouble and best wishes.

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2) Remove the front service panel of the dryer.
3) After the front service panel is removed. You will see the heating element wires and heat shield.
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5) Also remove the screws holding the heating element.
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