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60W Maytag Dryer - Instructions

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The old heating element broke in two!

  • Customer: Pamela from Gatlinburg TN
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 1 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
First I turned off the circuit breaker...just to be safe. I removed the two screws that hold the element in place. I was surprised you didn't went new screws, but that was OK. I pulled out the old one, and pulled out the two wires. It was tricky, for me, to pull apart the old wires. Luckily, a friend was braver than I, and just pulled them apart using a little muscle, and easily connected the new wires. I screwed it back in, and it was done! I was really impressed with how quickly it arrived at my door, too.

Baking element died

  • Customer: ALLISON from BREWSTER MA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 1 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
Shut off wall oven circuit.Took out screws, pulled element out, disconnected oven wire terminals from old element and popped them onto new element.Pushed them back behind oven wall and put screws back.Flipped circuit back on and baked some chocolate chip muffins :) Got tired of asking Hubby to fix it.You GO Ladies! ;-)

Oven wouldn't heat

  • Customer: Joseph from Aledo IL
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 1 of 2 people found this instruction helpful
Really easy repair. Take two screws out, unplug two wires. remove old element, reverse steps with new element. Part arrived in two days, it was the best price I found also.

bake element did nothing

  • Customer: Joett from Lake City FL
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 2 of 5 people found this instruction helpful
Thanksgiving one week away oven broke. I ordered parts on line and was ready to cook our turkey. Ordering on-line saved my Thanksgiving!
We were so happy

no heat in oven bake mode

  • Customer: Robert from Highlands TX
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 1 of 2 people found this instruction helpful
I tokk two srews out, pulled element out, disconnected wires, put wires on new element, put screws back in, turned the breaker back on , now oven heats up fine.

Both outside door handles turned very beige

  • Customer: Howard from Boynton Beach FL
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 4 of 11 people found this instruction helpful
Everything worked perfectly---thanks to the suggestion of your call center agent. She suggested that since the replacement door handles were no longer available, I should consider repainting them--it worked like a charm. Please tell her she was a life saver. We rent that house in Fl and my returning tenants had complained about the discoloring refer handles. Thank you

Deteriorated and clogged strainer; slow water fill.

  • Customer: Richard from Jupiter FL
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers
  • 1 of 3 people found this instruction helpful
Loosened the hose coupling, removed the old washer and strainer; cleaned the opening; flushed the opening; installed new strainer and washer; reattached hose and "Bob's your uncle"! No problem.

burned out light bulb

  • Customer: Stephen from Glendale AZ
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 1 of 3 people found this instruction helpful
removed the lens cover, replaced the bulb and reinstalled the lens cover.

soap dish door does not always pop open

  • Customer: John from Dubuque IA
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 1- 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 6 of 18 people found this instruction helpful
the plastic pin that retains the spring has a head on one end that hits a plastic stop on the door to keep it from coming out. I used a small grinder and made a flat spot on the head diameter to make it easy to slide out. This is easier than trying to pry the door off the pin at the two retaing snaps. I was conderned these pin retainer clips were brittle and would break off.
Once the pin is slid out, it is a matter to hold the new spring holes in line with the pin. rotate pin so flat side you ground is turned up, so pin will not move out that way. Tiij about an hour

After 12 years the element died for the 2nd time We thought about getting a new oven, but ours has become sort of "retro" looking. I think it's from the '60s. We looked on line and found the part at a reasonable price and decided to give it a try.

  • Customer: W Pendleton from Cumming GA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
I first went to the breaker box and shut off the power to the oven.
Then I pulled the 2 screws from the back of the oven that held the element in and pulled off the clips and removed the old element.
My wife decided to give the old oven a good cleaning with a non-fuming cleanser while I went out to play golf.
When I came home she had applied the 2 clips to the new element and fastened it in with the 2 screws. (I love it when women use tools!)
The oven now looks and works like new!

My heating element had been melted through by some type of food and was severed into 2 metal peices. It could no longer be used without dangerous consequences.

  • Customer: Greg from Granite Falls NC
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 0 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
I got my part in the mail and FIRSTLY, unplugged the entire stove from the wall. I unscrewed the old part from the front, took the panels off the back, and disconnected the element from the yellow and red wires.I removed the old part completely from the stove. I then put the new part in, reconnected the wires, screwed the part into the oven, then BEFORE putting the back paneling on, I tested it. The new element works like a dream. I then, put the paneling back on & was finished!

BE SURE WHEN YOU BUY TO CHECK WATTAGE OF YOUR OVEN TO YOUR ELEMENT. Voltage doesn't matter because most voltage is the same in any house you live in...

Bake element went out in oven.

  • Customer: Kim from Albany LA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
Removed the 2 screws in back of the oven that hold the element in place. Pulled the wires out and removed the element. Attached the new element and inserted the screws.

bae element burned out after 22 years.

  • Customer: Roger from Midland TX
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers
  • 0 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
Easiest repair I have ever done.
Removed two screws and pulled element out, exposing wiring. Pulled wiring connection apart with pliers. Attached wiring to new element and inserted element back in place and replaced screws. All done!!!
It worked.

The bottom heating element in our oven stopped heating

  • Customer: james from Paoli OK
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
Unscrewed two small screws and took the old element out, and installed new element. It took less than ten minutes to repair. The new element works beautifully.

Bake Element

  • Customer: GARY from HARRISBURG IL
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
Piece of cake. Removed door and racks, screwdriver to remove element. Reversed operation and back in service in no time. Good as new. Thanks.
All Instructions for the 60W
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