Dryer would not start. When turning on, I could hear faint humming, but the motor would not start.

ApplianceFrigidaire Dryer

ModelGLET1041AS1

Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair15 - 30 mins

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools Screw drivers

Mark From Normalville, PA

Aug 24, 2011

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1) Unplug the unit.
2) Remove all screws from top of the unit except for the one in the center front that does not go through the outer casing.
3) Find the Thermal Limiter which is on the back wall near the top on the left side when looking from the front.
4) Disconnect the two wires
5) Remove the two screws that mount the limiter to the back wall.
6) Use an ohmeter to test if a current flows through the unit. If no current flows through (an open switch), then the unit will need to be replaced.
7) Clean any lint that you can at this point.
8) Use two screws to mount new Thermal Limiter
9) Reconnect the two wires to the Limiter.
10) Attach the top of the dryer case.

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Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Thermal Limiter - Limit 220

Part Number: PS419402

$8.21
In Stock