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Lost heat on dryer LEY47aw-1709, internal fuse or element gone on 240 V side? any easy way to tell.

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An easy way to tell if the element is out is to remove it and look at it. The coil will have a burt out wire(short). As for fuses, if you have any, some can be looked at to see if bunt like the ones in your car, if not that type, then you will need a ohm meter to tell. There also is at least 1 thermal disc on the machine. Check them for burnt wires or test with the meter if available.

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