The dryer worked fine except it wouldn't heat.

ApplianceWhirlpool Dryer

ModelLER4634PQ1

Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair1- 2 hours

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools Wrench set
Pliers
Screw drivers

Henry From Pulaski, TN

Nov 09, 2011

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I ordered the heating element and the thermal fuse and did not dettach the old parts until the new parts came in. I matched up the parts and put it all back together. It still did not heat. I ordered a thermal cut off kit w/ cycling thermostat, and installed that. That was just a little bit confusing but I installed it according to the instruction sheet that came in the thermal cut off kit. I put it all back together but it still doesn't heat. I am sitting at approximately $100 for the cost of the parts plus shipping. I have replaced items that would have cost at least $200. I feel like a real repairman but unfortunately I am back at the drawing board trying to pin point the problem. By the way I also had to swap out the power supply cord from the hardware store. I feel good about the repair job but I sure do need some positive feedback because it still doesn't heat. Hank

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Heating Element - 240V 5400W

Part Number: PS334313

$64.99
In Stock

Thermal Fuse

Part Number: PS345113

$12.52
In Stock