Dryer would not heat

ApplianceAmana Dryer


Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair15 - 30 mins

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools Nutdriver
Screw drivers

James P From Agawam, MA

Apr 03, 2009

4 out of 5 people found this instruction helpful

First I turned off the circuit breaker, then removed the two screws that hold the front lower panel in place. Once open I removed the 2 screws that held the element in place. (Far back left side) I then pulled the element out leaving all wires connected. Wires are long enough to extend out to the floor in front of the dryer. I simply exchanged the wires one at a time to the new element so no mistakes could be made. Reinstall, reset the breaker, and Instant HEAT. Repaired for under $40.00

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Limit Thermostat

Part Number: PS2177455

In Stock

Heating Element - 240V

Part Number: PS2200820

In Stock