blocked vent,heater shorted,cutoff-tml shorted&heater relay shorted

ApplianceWhirlpool Dryer

Modelwed6600vw0

Level of DifficultyA Bit Difficult

Time to do repair30 - 60 mins

Age of Appliance1 - 4 years

Tools Pliers
Nutdriver
Screw drivers

ethel From desoto, TX

Jan 13, 2012

3 out of 21 people found this instruction helpful

removed dryerplug from power source, removed dryer & vent from wall. Cleaned dryer vent. removed dryer heater and discovered the ceramic insulater brooken and heater wiring shorted to heater housing.Replaced heater. replaced cutoff-tml and high limit thermostat. checked machine control electronics assembly. The heater relay was arced and chared. Replaced the control electronic assembly.(I discovered the wiring diagram at this point). I tried to find a wiring diagram on line but, was not successful. The wire from the cutoff-tml to the high limit thermostat was wired wrong on my first attempt to repair without the wiring diagram cost me to buy a control electronics assembly.Other than that the repair was fun.

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

High Limit Thermostat

Part Number: PS1488102

$29.40
In Stock

CUTOFF-TML

Part Number: PS1964653

$43.44
In Stock

Electronic Control with Cover

Part Number: PS2326747

$165.89
In Stock