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The macine dryer elements is not working, the cycle runs but does give out any heat.

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The dryer element not working.This elements are called heating element.If heating element is not working then it will not heat. The heating elements needs to be checked by meter.If the element is got cracked in between or if the element is got loose from its fittings.It has to be checked and replaced. To get the required parts for your washing machine,. You can get it from here.please click on the l,ink below:---- http://www.buyspares.co.uk/washer-dryer/hoover/hw160m/catalogue.pl?path=495970:496363,45786:495976&model_ref=65712&illustration_ref=0 -------------- Also to see ,how the element look.Please click on the link directly:--- http://shop.ukwhitegoods.co.uk/Washing+Machine+Parts/Candy/Heaters+%252526+Elements/91201546+Washing+Machine+Water+Heating+Element.html?osCsid=3fa1f6ae0c678806d7a7d34dd3255160 ----------

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Check dryer Terminal block prongs both outside prongs should give combined 220, and 110 each if u check 1 outside & 1 center (ground) prong. Also check house electrical outlet for full voltage. 220 because if u only get half or 110 volts you will be able to run the machine which uses only 110 to run motor but not the heater which uses a full 220,

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