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RED4340SQ1 Roper Dryer - Instructions

All installation instructions for RED4340SQ1 parts

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All Instructions for the RED4340SQ1
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No Heat

  • Customer: Janet from Olympia, WA
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I replaced the thermal fuse and the cycling thermostat, it was quite easy you need a 1/4 nut driver and remove the back of the machine and the two items are there in plain view simply remove and replace and voila,I am a woman with more knowledge of how things don't work when broken but laundry was going to pile up and I was desperate and couldn't afford to call a repair man and the husband doesn't fix things he doesn't use and he was planning on stringing clothes line throughout the house to remedy the problem :( it took me about 45 minutes but that included finding anything I might need and vacuuming and cleaningthe dryer and vents had I called a repairman I may have ran off with him ;) felt amazing when I turned it on and it worked perfectly!

no heat

  • Customer: Larry from Buckhannon, WV
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
very easy had to do some rewirng.who ever had it before me bypassed the fuse and several other things.

Dryer Was Dead...Did Absolutely Nothing

  • Customer: Terry from Bloomingburg, NY
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Went thru all the electrical connections, finally checked the thermal fuse. . It was the culprit. Next time I start there. Unlike older dryers, where one component gos such as the drum belt or the heating element and its only 2 years old. This thermal fuse shuts down the entire unit when it malfunctions

dryer ran but did not heat.

  • Customer: Dominic from Columbia, NC
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
opened back panel and replaced the ordered parts. Runs like new.

My Dryer wouldn't turn on

  • Customer: L M from New Egypt, NJ
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I checked the site, diagnosis - need thermal fuse and it suggested replacing thermostat as well. Viewed the video. Removed dryer hose. Used a 1/4 hex socket to remove screws from back of dryer, removed the screw from thermal fuse pulled out the fuse; inserted the new ones wires to prongs and screwed it back in. I did the same thing with the cycling thermostat. Terrific while I was in there; vacuumed all the dust out. Screwed the back on, put the vent hose on. $36...Very Happy!!! Also, viewed their video to access drum. Fixed the floppy fin inside dryer and vacuumed arount drum as well! BTW....I am a 65 year old woman!!! A very happy one! The initial job was about 20 min...doing vacuuming and drum repair was a lot longer as I had to hunt down washers to put on one of the fins so it wouldn't keep moving. Cleaning the fin of debri and lining it up etc Total time: maybe an hour and a half. TIP: People should wash their lint filters at LEAST once a year! Helps prevent overheating and fires! Thank you Part Select! Linda :)

Everything would run, but dryer would not heat up.

  • Customer: elpidio from waukegan, IL
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
i got in partsselect website and related the dryer problem and they recomended replacing thermal fuse or cycling thermostat, i replaced both,started dryer after a few seconds dryer was heating up.thanks to partselect expertsi i saved time and money. thank you partselect!!

dryer would run but no heat

  • Customer: Ryan from cleveland, OH
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I took rear panel off with a nutdriver 8 screws.disconnected the 2 wires that went to thermal fuse and removed 1 screw holding it in place.replaced thermal fuse and reconnected wires and rear panel.turned dryer on. had heat. walk in the park!

Dryer would not start.

  • Customer: Carl from OFallon, IL
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I tried all standard tricks: checking circuitry, switches, etc. Then I read other submissions on your site, which suggested this thermal fuse was the culprit on almost 50% of cases. I got yours in 2 days, installed in no time, easy as pie. One caution: it will take an entire day if you forget to close the dryer door completely.

Dryer woudn't start.

  • Customer: Russell from Exeter, NH
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Viewed the videos on PartsSelect site and determined the most likely (common) problem. Ordered the Thermal fuse and recommended Thermostat. Received in only two days with standard ground delivery. Took the back off the dryer, and it took all of 10 minutes to install the new components and vacuum out the lint that has accumulated and caused the overheating. Now this 10 plus year old dryer works perfectly for a total of only 36 dollars and some change. Can't beat that!!! Will definitely use PartSelect for other repairs.

Dryer would not start

  • Customer: Lisa from Wakefield, RI
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Diagnosed problem , orders parts . Installed parts

Dryer wouldn't start

  • Customer: Rhonda from Oconomowoc, WI
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Watched the tutorial online. Took the back off- replaced the fuse. Put the back on . It was extremely easy !!

Dryer would not heat

  • Customer: Christian from WESTBOROUGH, MA
  • Difficulty: Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 1- 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
The video for installing the cut-off kit was wrong for this model! The lower part of the cut-off kit that I removed looked exactly like the one in the video. However for my dryer, there was no orange wire. There was no need to splice the original wiring. The jumper was all that was needed. I did not realize this until I cut off the original female connectors. Once I cut them off and realized my mistake, I had to go hunting for new female ends to connect. Lowes and Home Depot don't carry ones big enough. In short, the video turned an easy repair into a big pain in the butt. The heating element and thermal fuse installed easily.

No heat in my dryer

  • Customer: Michele from Woodland Hills, CA
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I changed the thermal fuse following instructions from the video on the site . Very easy repair, anyone can do it.

no heat

  • Customer: Juanita from Plano, TX
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
unplug take off vent hose and back panel unscrew one bolt holding the fuse disconnect 2 wires. Connect the 2 wires to the new fuse hold in place with the bolt put back on the back panel and vent hose plug in and your done

timer not working. No heat

  • Customer: Mark from Staten island, NY
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I simply pulled the dryer away from wall. Cleaned vents. Pulled plug out from outlet. Unscrewed the back panel and removed the cycling thermostat and fuse as per your instructions. Since I had the back panel removed I cleaned the inside of lint as well. Put the back panel back started the dryer and everything was perfect. Saved myself at least 150.00.
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