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Need a diagram to change heating element and sensors

I need a diagram to change heating element and sensors please.

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  • Michael Grimshaw May 11, 2010

    Do you want to know how to open the machine, or to determine which parts to change?

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Unplug the drier pull it out from the wall about a foot facing the drier take a small putty knife and insert it about 3" from the edge push the knife in till you feel the spring clip push in on it and lift the top then repeat that on the other side fold the top back till it leans against the wall look in the drier on the front edge of the front door panel there are two 5\16 in screws there remove them and un plug the light switch and the door switch assembly .grasp the front door panel and give it a quick snap forward to disengage the retaining clips and the door from the drum remove the door .Lay on the floor reach in and remove the belt from the idler pulley and blower motor pulley .Then while standing at the side of the drier grasp the belt with one hand and the front of the drier drum with the other and **** up sharply on the belt to release the drier drum from the rear drum bearing then remove the drum out the front on the rear you will see the heating element there will be one sensor on the heater pan that's the safety or high limit thermostat the tiny one on the drier body is the thermal overload the one on the vent at the bottom is the operating thermostat but its rare to have a problem with them if the drier is not heating the first thing i recommend is check your voltage and connections and don't assume just because its running its getting full voltage check it with a meter driers will run on 110 but will not heat without 220

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    Brandon Gurney Mar 28, 2014

    What is the voltage supposed to be at the heating element? I have checked all 3 and each one has 110 each.

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Tech 17 is all over it.

Posted on Mar 11, 2008

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    Brandon Gurney Mar 28, 2014

    I have tested the continuity of the heating element several times and each time it shows to have continuity.

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