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How do I change the element on Hotpoint Dryer

Hi, I hope you can help me. How do I change the element in my Hotpoint Dryer TDC62. The elements are like those of an old fashioned electric fire, but one is broken and I cannot get it off to take it to the shop. I am hoping to get a replacement element.
Many thanks, Pauline

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