Dryer lost heat

ApplianceMaytag Dryer


Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair15 - 30 mins

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools Nutdriver

James From Fulshear, TX

Jan 03, 2008

6 out of 12 people found this instruction helpful

Was obvious what the problem was when dryer lost heat. Thermostat was fried with one contact burned off.
Unplugged dryer
Opened top of dryer using putty knife to release latches.
Removed 2 wires to Therostat, and removed the old one (2 1/4 hex screws).
Installed new thermostat, and reconected.

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

High Limit Thermostat (Limit: 258-80) (Now subbed to High Limit Thermostat - Limit: 258-80)

Part Number: PS2047800

In Stock