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RED4340SQ1 Roper Dryer - Instructions

All installation instructions for RED4340SQ1 parts

These instructions have been submitted by other PartSelect customers and can help guide you through the dryer repair with useful information like difficulty of repair, length of repair, tools needed, and more.

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Would not start

  • Customer: George from Brooksville FL
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Per the electrical diagram that was in the dryer , using a VOLT OHMETER I found the thermal fuse was open. Then ordered the part , arrived the NEXT DAY via Standard Shipping. Easy to replace .

Dryer stopped running

  • Customer: Al from Champlin MN
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Multimeter to check start switch, then thermal fuse. Removed back panel and replaced parts. Very easy for anyone to do.

clothes not drying very well to not at all

  • Customer: Robert from San Pablo CA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I first examined the electrical diagram that came on the inside of the rear panel to determine where to check for loss voltage since this problem had all the tale,tale signs of a device not receiving power to turn on so I began at one end of the circuit and using my Fluke meter on the AC scale along with the electrical diagram found the thermal fuse opened.At that time I went to your site to see if I could buy this part and found you had it plus more so even though the thermo switch tested good I felt the need to replace it along with the thermo fuse as a set. I'm an electronic tech for a different type of machines but this was still just an electrical problem like the machines I work on daily.

dryer would not heat

  • Customer: richard from cape girardeau MO
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I am a licensed electrician I found the bad part and I ordered it and when it came in I replaced it.

Dryer wasn't getting hot

  • Customer: Richrd from Orlando FL
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Ordered the parts, figuring it was either the heating element or fuse. Removed back of dryer, replace both parts, and now working great! Thank goodness I didn't have to purchase a brand new dryer! We almost did!!! We spent less than $90.00 and our dryer works like new! Thanks Parts Select!!

Broken heating element

  • Customer: Emery from Monroe CT
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Followed video. No problems with installation.Also was a good time to clean the dryer venting.

Dryer wouldn't turn on

  • Customer: Sharon from Jamestown OH
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Found Partselect, went to instant repairman read other peoples comments. I determined that I needed thermal fuse and thermal cut off kit. Ordered the parts early one morning, the parts came the next day. [Thank God!] I was expecting a long 3 to 5 business day wait. I watched the video to install. Took a few minutes to figure out about the jumper wire,[my dryer did not have the small wire] and low and behold, Grandma fixed the dryer saving herself a lot of money she needed to raise grandkids. Thank you so much!

wouldn't turn on

  • Customer: Ron from Zionsville IN
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Followed the instructions and really quite easy to fix. I didn't know why dryer wouldn't turn on but went with the odds that the thermal fuse was the problem-- and it was. Once I got the part it was back together and running in less than 30 minutes!

Dryer overheating shutdown after 10 minutes of start

  • Customer: Bryan from Poulsbo WA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Learned that my Kenmore dryer was actually a Whirlpool model. Removed kick plate in front of dryer. Removed the cover to the blower wheel. Cleaned out Dryer with vacuum cleaner. Used a multimeter to check for continuity on all thermostats, fuse, and heating element. Decided it was the cycling thermostat. When ahead and replaced the fuse at the same time. Checked out the installation video on this site, wwwPartselect.com ( it was very helpful in understanding how to remove the cycling thermostat - needle nose pliers helps in pulling of the connect wire clips - knuckle buster). Ordered next day delivery. The parts were on my front door early next morning FEdEX ( i live in the very corner of the NW US). Nice!

Would not heat

  • Customer: Milo from Plainfield IL
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Followed the video instructions, and that was not the problem.So I ordered the next part. Then it worked.

No heat dryer just tumbles and blows cold air

  • Customer: jo-co from warrensburg MO
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Easy to follow videos on your site made this repair a breeze. I ended up having to replace the high temp cutoff as well but for 60 bux my dryer works like new. The repair man wanted $100 just to come look at it. Could not have done of without the easy to follow video.

Dryer stopped tumbling during a cycle, would not tumble afterward

  • Customer: Jennifer from tallahassee FL
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Wrench(Adjustable)
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Extremely easy! you can do this too. Just watch the video and have the few basic tools the video suggests. I am not skilled in repair at all. This part was shipped very fast and everything I needed was on the site. The hardest part was cleaning up the lint, seriously. Don't spend $100+ for a repair person to come to your home. This task is simple for anyone, any skill level.

no heat ,burner not turning on

  • Customer: Donald from Orchard Park NY
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
unplug unit ,remove back cover six screws, slide off two wires on thermal fuse, remove one screw remove and replace fuse, reattach wires replace back cover

Dryer would not start

  • Customer: Crystal from Marietta GA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
We followed the instructions on the video step by step. The repairs was very easy. I'm glad I did not pay the repair person 4x the amount I spent on just parts and delivery. DIY was the best option especially compared to how much money we saved.

Dryer not heating up and would not shut off

  • Customer: James from Saint Louis MO
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
First I unplugged the dryer. Took back off of dryer using nutdriver.Locating the thermal fuse, I replaced with the new one, then took cover off the heating element area and replaced it. This sounds like a pretty simple procedure to replace these parts, and with the help of the PartSelect diagrams, it became a simple task. I am not at all mechanically inclined, but I always look at instructions when assembling anything and this was easy!!
All Instructions for the RED4340SQ1
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