Dryer Quit Producing Hot Air

ApplianceEstate Dryer


Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair15 - 30 mins

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools Nutdriver
Screw drivers

Bryan From Louisville, KY

May 21, 2014

1) Watch YouTube video on this site showing the steps to replace the heating element. 2) Assembled the proper sized screw driver, pliers and nut driver. 3) Unplugged the dryer and pulled it away from the wall. 4) Disconnected the vent hose by using the screw driver to loosen the clamp securing it to the dryer. 5) Removed the back panel by removing the hex head nuts / screws. 6) Unplugged the thermostat and wire to heating element terminal using the pliers. 7) Removed the panel concealing the heating element and removed the heating element. 8) Replaced the bad element with the new one purchased from PartSelect and replaced the heat shield panel. 9) Re-attached the thermostat and reconnected the power terminal. 10) Replaced the back panel with the hex head nuts / screws. 11) Reconnected the vent hose and tightened the clamp with the crew driver. 12) Repositioned the dryer back to it's original location, careful not to pinch the vent hose and plugged the unit back in. 13) Ran the unit with some old towels to test. 14) Unit was fixed and works like new.

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Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Heating Element - 240V 5400W

Part Number: PS334313

In Stock