heater element was broken

ApplianceFrigidaire Dryer

Modeller331dso

Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair30 - 60 mins

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools Nutdriver
Screw drivers

eufemio From deltona, FL

Feb 15, 2011

4 out of 7 people found this instruction helpful

I removed dryer exhaust hose.unsnapped top cover the clips are in front and exposed inside of dryer,remove 2 screws on inside of front cover and set aside. remove lower cover in back and push belt extender until belt is loose remove 3 screws on inside of tumbler. remove tumbler out the front of dryer be careful not to damage belt set aside remove ball plate by pulling up and out it will unsnap. Now remove 2 sets of wires that are connected to heater element plate remove 4 screws holding element plate in place. Since dryer was all exposed I cleaned everything out with a wet vac put back together following instructions in reverse. Good luck

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Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Heating Element Assembly

Part Number: PS418120

$70.84
In Stock