Dryer would not generate hot air

ApplianceGeneral Electric Dryer

Model

Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repairLess than 15 mins

Age of ApplianceLess than 1 year

Tools Screw drivers
Socket set

Josh From Spring Hill, TN

Apr 02, 2008

1 out of 1 people found this instruction helpful

I removed the back of the dryer with the socket set which included about 8-9 screws. I then removed the two wires going to the safety thermostat on the side of the heating element. I then used the socket set with an extension to remove the two screws (one on each side) of the heating element. You have to pull out the bottom first to get it out of the lip it sits in then pull down. Remove the thermostat by sliding off the terminal clamp then bending the metal mounting bracket so you can slide off the thermostat. Now do everything in reverse and you have a brand new heating element!

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Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Heating Element - 240V 5400W

Part Number: PS334313

$64.99
In Stock