How long should a dryer heating element stay on?

Yes, the Heating element stays on for 2 minutes, goes off (stops glowing) and does not come on again. After it sits for 15-30 min or so, I can start it again with the same result.Click to see full answer. People also ask, does a dryer element cycle on and off?The heater should cycle ON and OFF to maintain an operating temperature. : The heater is not gong to stay on very long when running the dryer empty. Once it heats up the element will cycle off rapidly and most likely stay of longer than it would if it had wet clothes in it.Also, why is my dryer not getting very hot? With an electric clothes dryer, no heat often means that the circuit breaker or fuse that controls the power has blown; reset or replace it. Be aware that a dryer may have two breakers or fuses. The motor will run when one works, but the heating element requires both. One may also ask, what causes heating element to go bad? A dryer’s heating element operates on the same principle as the coil in an electric heater. Among the conditions that can cause elevated temperatures are insufficient airflow in the element compartment, failure of safety devices and a power surge.Why does my dryer stop after a few minutes?Dryer: Starts then stops. If an electric dryer starts but then stops before the load is dry, a clogged exhaust vent may have caused the dryer to overheat and trip the thermal fuse. A bad drive motor, failed timer or faulty electronic control board can also stop the dryer before the cycle ends.

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