dryer would't heat up and noticed a smell of something very hot just prior to dryer not heating up.

ApplianceKitchenAid Dryer

Model

Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair30 - 60 mins

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools Nutdriver

larry From decatur, IL

Feb 07, 2009

6 out of 15 people found this instruction helpful

Prior to ordering parts i moved the dryer out and took the back off the dryer with a nutdriver. I noticed right a way the heating element was damaged and burnt up. I ordered the above parts and recieved them in two to three days. the parts on my dryer were easy to get to and I just matched up the parts i recieved and replaced them one at a time. It only took a nit driver to remove them and plug the wires back in to the new parts.
the dryer works like new again.

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Thermal Cut-Off Kit

Part Number: PS334299

$28.20
In Stock

Heating Element

Part Number: PS334312

$96.57
In Stock

Cycling Thermostat

Part Number: PS344510

$18.12
In Stock

Thermal Fuse

Part Number: PS345113

$12.52
In Stock