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RES7646KQ2 Roper Dryer - Instructions

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All Instructions for the RES7646KQ2
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Dryer's start button would not work

  • Customer: Terry from Lolo MT
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I diagnosed the problem using the web page. It said that 60% of the people with my problem bought the Thermal Fuse. I unplugged the dryer AND cut the power at the fuse box. I used a screwdriver to remove the vent hose, a nutdriver to remove the back of the machine. The thermal fuse was right there. Removed the old one with a screwdriver, unplugged the wires from the old one and snapped on new one, and screwed it back in. Re-installed the back of the dryer and the vent hose and Whoila! It works like a champ.

No heat

  • Customer: Erin from Newfane NY
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Unscrewed the back panel. Unscrewed the heating element, disconnect the wires. Connect the wires to the new heating element and screw it back in place. Pull the thermal fuse off disconnect the wires from the old one and connect to the new one, then push back in place. Screw the back panel back in place. Put clothes in the dryer and start using. The dryer was back in use within 20 minutes after the parts arrived.

Took two cycles to dry

  • Customer: Jason from North Little Rock AR
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Very easy to repair the heating element. I took the back off and half of it was burnt out (twice as long to dry). Replaced it and works like new. The instructional videos are great. I've replaced my water pump on my dishwasher also. Once again, instructional videos are great. I put trust in this website and their parts. I wouldn't have any worries about this site. Overall satisfaction A+.

too hot

  • Customer: Carrie from Hertford NC
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
easy to simple and hope it continues to work.

Dryer would run but wouldn't heat.

  • Customer: Sharon from Alvin TX
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I'm a 68 year old single lady who watched the video and just followed the instructions. Took the back off, tested all the parts involved with heating and the only part that didn't have any continuity was the top part of the thermal cutoff fuse. After receiving the part I removed the old one, put the new one in, put the back on and turned the dryer on. It heated right up. I also had a part that I didn't need and your return dept. made it very easy to return. I love this site. Save me a ton of money.

Dryer would not heat to dry clothes

  • Customer: Edwardo from Houston TX
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Removed the back panel and observed the Thermal Fuse at the bottom of dryer.One screw and two connectors and changed the fuse. Problem solved and Dryer working again. Easy Fix and Thanks.

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.

Heat stopped completely & timer wouldn't work

  • Customer: William Jack from San Mateo CA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 1- 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I assumed a fuse was bad, although there were 3 possible fuses that might have caused the problem. I tested the Thermal Fuse #PS345113 and it was shot...the others were ok. I ordered a new fuse and everything works fine. The timer was not working on only the heated cycles but the new fuse fixed that as well. This took a bit longer than it should have because it included a lot of cleanup and moving an adjacent washing machine as well.

dryer has no heat

  • Customer: Gene from Annapolis IL
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I followed the instructions from the video and had no problems

Not heating but runs

  • Customer: Cedric from Michigan City IN
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Process of elimination of parts ranked most likely to fix the heating issue. Found the problem to be the last item purchased the timer switch. I`m pleased to almost have a new dryer now. Repairs were simple to do, I recomemend gloves for the sharp edges. Saved a litte money in the process..

dryer was not heating

  • Customer: Peaches from Phoenix AZ
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I thought that I was going to have to buy a new dryer or rather a used one to replace my dryer when it stopped heating. I knew I could not afford an appliance repair person to come out to the house, so I searched for my appliance on the internet for repair parts. Your website helped me to figure out the part that I needed to replace; i.e. the thermal fuse for $9. Since you advertised that you took return parts, I placed my order. Without any hassle short of the obvious moving the dryer away from the wall and removing the back panel I was able to do this in a short time. I was so excited to realize that my dryer was heating up. Thank you.

Dryer stopped working while drying a load of clothes.

  • Customer: Deborah F from WAYNESBORO VA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I removed the back panel from back of dryer, unplugged the thermal fuse as shown in YouTube instructional video. Put back panel back on, plugged in dryer. Started workimf right away. Could not have been easier! The whole process from troubleshooting the problem to oderimg and installing the part was surprisingly easy. Thanks so much! Best service I have gotten in  a long time.

Fuse blown

  • Customer: cheyenne from French Lick IN
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Removed power cord. Removed screws in back cover. Checked electrical diagram. Found fuse, checked. New part arrived promptly on time. Was correct part. Tested before instalation. removed one screw that held fuse. unpluged the two wires. Repluged wires, reinstalled screw.on new fuse, replaced back cover and screws. recoupled power, tested. ran perfect.

My dryer ran but had no heat

  • Customer: cathi from riverside CA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I removed the back of the dryer (after unplugging and shutting off the gas valve) I vacuumed any fuzz and debris. I also removed the dryer vent and cleaned that too. I unscrewed the thermal fuse and replaced it with the new one. I wiped everything down and replaced the back and ran the dryer and it worked! Thanks for your help and for saving me money! My husband was so glad we didn't have to call a service man we celebrated by going out to dinner!

Element was intact but no heat was present.

  • Customer: Jean from Greenacres FL
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Did all according to the online demonstration and everything was as easy as 1-2-3. The dryer works like new again.
All Instructions for the RES7646KQ2
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