Dryer would not heat up

ApplianceWhirlpool Dryer

Model

Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair30 - 60 mins

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools Screw drivers
Socket set

David From Westminster, CO

Sep 16, 2009

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First took pictures of back of dryer to make sure I put everything back together correctly. Took pictures freqeuntly with digital camera before taking off any parts. Used socket to remove screws from ack of dryer. A couple of screws held element in place. Removed old element. Installed new one. Screwed back in place. Attatched back and vent tube. Hardest part was putting on vent tube. I wish tube coming out of the dryer was longer. That would have made it easier to put the hose clamp on to secure the vent tubing. I am not that mechanically inclined. This was much easier than I ever thought it would be. I wonder how many appliances I have discarded because I thought it would be to hard to repair.

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Heating Element - 240V 5400W

Part Number: PS334313

$55.29
In Stock