lightning hit !!!

ApplianceGeneral Electric Dryer

Model

Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair30 - 60 mins

Age of Appliance1 - 4 years

Tools Screw drivers

louis From winter garden, FL

Sep 05, 2012

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I live in florida and my house got hit with lightning. No one was injured but once the fire department left and I started to assess the damages, I noticed things like my hot water tank, dryer, thermostat for ac, dimmer light switches, a tv, dvd player, paper shredder and so on all died on me. I started my research on how to procede. As far as my dryer was concerned, I figured "it was aready broke" and I couldn't make it any worse. So I said to my wife that I was going to try to fix it my self. I opened things up with the help of youtube did some circuit testing and made a parts list. I surfed the internet for parts and came across partselect.com and their website was well designed and prices where cheaper than everyone else I saw. I ordered the parts and put a rush on it. Got the parts. Put things back together. Crossed my fingers. Hit the power back on. Voila! It's been about a week and half now and all is doing great. I normally do not do these kind of follow up emails, but I thought it was the least I could do for partselect.com for helping me out. I believe it only cost me 38 dollars to do the fix.

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Light Bulb - 120V 10W

Part Number: PS960329

$3.79
In Stock

Interlock Switch

Part Number: PS1481922

$10.25
In Stock

SOCKET ASM

Part Number: PS1766015

$9.50
In Stock

Door Switch

Part Number: PS2344321

$14.73
In Stock