Dryer would no longer put out heat.

ApplianceRoper Dryer


Level of DifficultyA Bit Difficult

Time to do repair30 - 60 mins

Age of Appliance1 - 4 years

Tools Nutdriver
Screw drivers

Gregory From Livingston, TN

Jun 16, 2012

We got this dryer from my F-I-L after they had to enter an elderly home. My F-I-L was a modern Tim-Tool-Man-Tyler. He had removed most of the protections and installed a 392 Thermal cut off, I guess he wanted to dry his cloths in 30 seconds or less. I was not aware of this, and used the dryer. Yes you guessed it, we sat it for a 30 minute cycle and it blew the cut-off and melted the wiring. I am a degree/certified computer tech so I fixed it myself, but I hate 220 electricity. Need less to say I checked with this site for the OEM parts and they pointed me in the correct direction. I did have to remake some of the wires since they were crisp, but it all went well and it was easy enough. The lesson, companies install OEM parts for a GOOD reason, best always to follow the makers directions.

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Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Thermal Cut-Off Kit

Part Number: PS334299

In Stock