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I have a Whirlpool Electric Dryer that is running but will not heat up. I suspect the heating element has failed. The Model Number is LEQ9508PW1. Please detail for me the location of the heating element and how to extract so I can replace.

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Unplug unit remove front lower panel . on the right side you will see the heater box element is held in place with a small screw on front left side and friction hold outer housing with hand and pull out element with a pair os pliers.

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