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Recently the heating element was replaced along with a sensor. Since then it has been running fine, but about a month ago, the wire attached to the heating element corroded through. I initially thought that it was just a bad wire end, so I clipped it off and reconnected. Last week I noticed that the dryer kept running for extended period of time, and it was no longer getting hot/warm. I pulled the back cover off and the wire that previously corroded through, was again severed, the wire damaged due to heat, and the male attachment for the heating element burned through, also severed. It appears to have too much power going thru the wire to the heating element overheating the wire and the overloading the wire.

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More often than not those connections are loose and that jsut cannot be
but check your outlet voltage it should read 220 across the poles anything else it could eb trouble

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