sometimes it would get hot

ApplianceHotpoint Dryer


Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair30 - 60 mins

Age of Appliance1 - 4 years

Tools Socket set

Chris From Yelm, WA

Jan 28, 2014

remove two bolts in back on the top two corners. four tiny screws right inside the door. the top comes off with the wires still attached. looking down from the back on the left side of the dryer there is the high limit thermostat two wires and two tiny bolts and it is out; it is very tight. The thermostat- limit 145-15 is located in the lint trap. top is off looking down the front of the dryer there are two bolts remove those pull up on the whole front move it off to the side open door remove the ring by tiny screws and lint trap. you can see the nose of the thermostat remove three screws that is holding a metal cover on and thermostat in place. Remember don`t lose a little metal clip for one of the screws it is tight space. Put everything back together and your done

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

High Limit Thermostat

Part Number: PS268083

In Stock

Thermostat - Limit: 145-15

Part Number: PS268095

In Stock