Product Pick of the Week: Dryer Heating Elements

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We all know that dryers, much like their name may suggest, are designed to dry clothes.  But what you  may not know is how that happens.  In electric dryers, a key player in this process is the Heating Element, which is why we have made them this week’s pick.  Today we’ll be sharing with you how the Heating Element in your dryer works and a few signs that it may need to be replaced.

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Does this part work? | Using a Multimeter to Test for Continuity

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Sometimes it’s easy to identify what part needs to replaced on your appliance because you can see the damage:  a torn gasket, a broken hinge, a cracked drawer.

But when it comes to electrical components like fuses, thermostats, switches, heating elements, and circuit boards it can be a bit trickier because you can’t just look at the part and see that it needs to be replaced.

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Digital Multimeter with Temperature Probe – DM10T

The best thing to do is to test them with a volt-ohm, or multimeter.  Multimeters can be found in both digital and analog formats and allow you to quickly and easily check that the part is operating at the right resistance or has continuity.   Continue reading

How to Fix a Drying Machine that Will Not Turn On

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Appliance repair may seem like a daunting task, but it’s actually pretty easy! The hardest part is probably finding what part is which and what goes where. But don’t fret, we’ve got you covered. There are a few common parts that can cause your dryer not to start. This information involves both gas & electric drying machines.

Again, don’y worry because we have all the parts here: 1st Source Servall Dryer Part

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