I broke the timer by moving it while dryer was still running

ApplianceWhirlpool Dryer


Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair15 - 30 mins

Age of ApplianceMore than 10 years

Tools Nutdriver
Screw drivers

Phillip From Pekin, IL

Feb 18, 2012

2 out of 8 people found this instruction helpful

Moved dryer out into room so I could work on it. Unplugged from wall outlet and disconnected dryer vent.Removed screws from panel on the back side of the control panel.Compared timer on dryer to new one in box.Then I removed knob on front of timer.Removed screws holding timer to dryer.Installed new timer to dryer with same screws holding old timer to dryer.Placed knob on front of timer.Removed one wire connection at a time from old timer and installed to new timer.I did this until all the wire connections had been transfered.Re-installed panel on back of control panel.Connected new vent hose to dryer. ( Since dryer was away from wall I replaced my old vent hose with a new one.)Plugged dryer back into outlet and placed dryer back in place beside the washing machine.Wife then tried the dryer out and it's now working fine again.

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Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Timer - 60Hz

Part Number: PS346819

In Stock