Pull the machine away from the wall and remove the vent hose and the back cover. First check for 220 VAC across L1 and L2 on the power cord terminal block. Then unplug the machine and check the element, TCO, and safety thermostat for continuity.
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and it is supposed to be here Wednesday. I shall report back then.
N.B.--Oddly enough the compatibility index on the RC site said this part didn't work on my dryer although the same index on Appliance Parts Pro says it does. I also had it confirmed by a representative at RC that it is indeed the correct replacement part. I went ahead and ordered it from RC since I had a coupon I could use for a lower price.