Dryer had no heat

ApplianceAmana Dryer


Level of DifficultyA Bit Difficult

Time to do repair30 - 60 mins

Age of ApplianceMore than 10 years

Tools Nutdriver
Screw drivers

Scott From Hawthorne, FL

Oct 03, 2007

1 out of 5 people found this instruction helpful

I pulled the heating element loose and layed it on the floor so I could see if the elements were heating. This required totally disassembling the dryer from the front including removing the drum. Then I bypassed the door switch so the dryer would run disassembled. Then plugged in the dryer and turned it on. Heating coils did not glow... Hmmmm. Put a meter across the two thermal switches mounted on the element assembly to find one of them was open. Ordered switch from PARTSELECT; ordered a belt too while I had it apart. Parts came very fast and reassembled with new parts. WORKS LIKE A CHAMP!!! Thanks Partselect!

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Multi Rib Belt - 93-3/8" (Now subbed to Multi-Rib Belt)

Part Number: PS2041323

In Stock

High Limit Thermal Fuse (Now subbed to High Limit Thermal Fuse)

Part Number: PS2041343

In Stock