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My dryer still turns but it smells like wires burning. Could this be the heating element or is it something else? It is only a little over 2 years old.

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Hi,
If it is an electric dryer it could be the connections for the cord at the back...it also could be a wire rubbed through somewhere...
Also as you said it could just be dirt in the heating element...
You will know when you find it if it is a wire problem, as the wires will be blackened...

Keep looking till you find it...

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Posted on Sep 28, 2010

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