Dryer's start button would not work

ApplianceWhirlpool Dryer


Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repairLess than 15 mins

Age of ApplianceMore than 10 years

Tools Nutdriver
Screw drivers

Terry From Lolo, MT

Oct 24, 2013

I diagnosed the problem using the web page. It said that 60% of the people with my problem bought the Thermal Fuse. I unplugged the dryer AND cut the power at the fuse box. I used a screwdriver to remove the vent hose, a nutdriver to remove the back of the machine. The thermal fuse was right there. Removed the old one with a screwdriver, unplugged the wires from the old one and snapped on new one, and screwed it back in. Re-installed the back of the dryer and the vent hose and Whoila! It works like a champ.

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Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Thermal Fuse

Part Number: PS345113

In Stock