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Dryer is not heatring up

Electric dryer is not heatring up

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Sounds like your heating element may be burned out. On initial start, if the drum rotates, and you have blower air flow but no heat, I would suspect that the heating coil (element) has an "open" in it, i.e., it has literally burned through at one location in the coil, usually at or near one of the support insulators mounted on in the interior rear of the dryer. To replace, access to the interior of the dryer from the front is necessary. Take care installing the replacement coil in that any residual tension on the coiled element at any location along its length will, over time, result in premature, stressed-induced, thermal fatique of the coil. To avoid premature failure, all sections of coil between support insulators should be completely relaxed after installation and prior to initial heating.

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