How to Install a Heating Element in a Clothes Dryer?

Answer 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 »

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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 »

Can the heating element in a dryer go bad?

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

How do I take the wires off of a dryer heating element?

Sun Light1st unplug the dryer. I know you know that already. From the pitcher you have provided it appears that the connections is thorough a spade terminal. Locate this area on the old one and tak... 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.