Level of DifficultyEasy
Time to do repair30 - 60 mins
Age of Appliance5 - 10 years
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1. Unplug dryer from power outlet2. Lift dryer top from front (hinged in rear). Just friction holding top down. Use flat scewdriver wrapped in cloth to help lift.3. Locate heating element - rear top behind drum4. Unplug red wires to the high limit thermal fuse5. Unplug red wires to the heating element6. Unlug white wires to the high limit fuse7. Remove high limit thermal fuse8. Remove heating element9. Remove high limit fuse10 Clean heating boxInstallation is reverse order but do the following first!Clean lint trap - Remove front of dryer1. Unplug white door switch wires. inside front top right2. remove two screws securing the front of dryer - inside front top left and top right. Front of dryer is hinged at bottom3. Clean all the lint you can find. If you have never cleaned out the lint, there might be a lot and the cause of over heating (shorting fuse life). Add to your yearly things to do list.4. While your at it check the alignment of the plastic glides the drum sits on.5. Also check the foam gasket between the fan housing and lint trap. Mine was off a bit. Realigned with doubled sided tape.
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Part Number: PS2162282