Door Hinge Failure Right Side

ApplianceWhirlpool Dryer


Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair15 - 30 mins

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools Nutdriver
Screw drivers

Thomas From Fredericksburg, VA

Feb 08, 2011

5 out of 11 people found this instruction helpful

Unplug dryer, remove two screws in lint screen door, using a pry bar or stiff putty knife, gently pry up on both front corners to release the clips holding the top down. Use a 5/16" nut driveer two remove the two screws inside at the top of the front of the dryer, remove the two wires on the door switch. Open door enough to get your hand in to support the drum, now lean the front out at the top and let the drum rest. Grasping the front at the top on both sides gently lift up to release the clips securing the bottom front. Release the door springs,open door and replace the hinges. Reverse to reassemble.

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Hinge - Right Side

Part Number: PS388972

In Stock

Hinge - Left Side

Part Number: PS388973

In Stock