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CAN YOU ADVISE IF THE HEATING ELEMENT IS THE LIKELY PROBLEM THAT MY DRYER HAS AS IT IS 13 MONTHS OLD AND ONLY BLOWING COLD AIR TO THE DRUM. 01670734374 OR E.MAIL

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There can be no other reason but a burned out heater element ..or a disconnected wire from the power source to it ...

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