A broken LG dryer heating element is a bad situation ' especially if you don't know how to work a clothesline. And even if you do, you paid top dollar for a working appliance, not an amusement-park ride for wet clothes. Instead of spending your time calling around for a technician, why not do the repair yourself? Whether it's an LG gas dryer or electric dryer, we show you how to figure out the cause of the problem and the replacement part you need. We even have videos, so you can be sure you're doing the repair correctly. To start, look through the list of causes below. You might want to have your multimeter handy.