Can the heating element in a dryer go bad?

Answer If your dryer isn't heating, it is possible that the heating element has gone bad. Once the heating element has gone out, you can replace it, but you can't repair

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If the heating element is burned out on a clothes dryer does the dryer still pull 240V while running?

You will still have 240V going to the element itself it just won't be causing the element to heat up. Make sure the dryer is unplugged, take the back off the dryer and pull the element out. It's us... Read More »

How to Change the Heating Element in a Dryer?

You can get shocked if the dryer is plugged in. It's simple to change, all you need is a screwdriver and/or a 6.5mm socket.

How to Install a Heating Element in a Clothes Dryer?

Clothes dryers use a heating element to generate the heat needed to dry your clothes. The heating element is a series of metal coils encased in a metal housing. The coils heat up and the hot air is... Read More »

Is it normal for the heating element in the dryer to glow red?

The heating element in an electric dryer works along with one or more thermostats to regulate the heat level in the dryer. When the dryer is switched on and reaches full speed, the heating element ... Read More »