How do I change the heating element in this dryer?
Answer Hello Sam,
If you could please verify the model number on the units' I.D. tag and repost it, we can give you some directions on the heating element replacement. I'm sorry to put you to this additional trouble, but there are too many models to explain them all. Also, we may have some illustrated instructions that may help you but they cannot be posted in this format. If you have an e-mail address, we could send them to you like that. This of course is not required, but unfortunately, the model number is required to see which configuration you are servicing.
I am beginning to lose heat - needing to dry clothes longer. Is my problem with the heating element?
Answer Hello Pauline. It sounds like the venting system is clogged or kinked. You will need to check the vent and clean it out. Be sure and clean the vent pipe and the dryer air duct assembly. If the air flow is not good, the unit will retain moist air causing the clothes not to dry. Try running the unit with the vent unhooked from the back of the dryer and see if the dryer works properly.