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Dryer Not Heating? Heating Element Testing, Troubleshooting

Dryer not heating or taking too long to dry clothes? This video demonstrates how to test a heating element on an electric dryer. The heating element is the most commonly replaced part for an electric dryer that is not heating and not drying clothes.

Other commonly replaced parts for an electric dryer not heating are:

Thermal fuse
High limit thermostat
Cycling thermostat
Main control board
Timer
Moisture sensor
Thermistor

All of the information provided in this part testing video is applicable to the following brands: Amana, Frigidaire, GE, Kenmore, LG, Maytag, Roper, Samsung and Whirlpool.

RepairClinic has millions of replacement parts for appliances, lawn equipment, power tools, and heating & cooling equipment including washers, dryers, dishwashers, refrigerators, lawn mowers, snowblowers, furnaces, and air conditioners. Our customer care team is available to help by phone or live chat, seven days a week: 1-800-269-2609. We guarantee the fastest shipping possible—all in-stock parts ship the same business day. Return any part for any reason with our generous 365-day return policy.

In addition to providing replacement parts, RepairClinic.com offers free online troubleshooting information and DIY repair videos. Use our website to choose from a series of problems to discover the likely causes and the correct replacement part(s) for your particular model. Once you’ve determined the solution, our expertly-produced video tutorials will guide you through every step of the repair.

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