Dryer heating element and rear housing assembly. Before checking the heating element, first make sure that the thermal fuse is not defective. Normally, a heating element will have a break in the coil if defective.
Dryer thermal limiter (or thermal fuse). May be located on the blower housing or element. If the dryer overheats, the thermal fuse blows to cut off power to the dryer. If the thermal fuse has blown, the dryer won't start. The thermal fuse cannot be reset--if the fuse has blown, it must be replaced
Dryer heating element coil. Before replacing the heating element, ensure that the thermal fuse is not defective. The heating element will often have a break in the coil if it is defective.
Cycling thermostat with bias heater, L140-10F
Dryer timer assembly. NOTE: Timers are often misdiagnosed. Visit our Repair Help section of the website for additional repair information.
Safety thermostat, L285-40F