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RES7648KQ0 Roper Dryer - Instructions

All installation instructions for RES7648KQ0 parts

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drum not turning

  • Customer: Tony from Greenville IL
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required:
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Watched a video on utube and realized how easy this looked, took my dryer apart to see the belt broken in half and the idler pulley in pieces. Found Partselect on the internet and ordered my parts. Partselect was awsome, website was easy to navigate, ordered my parts and they were at my house the very next day and were the correct parts. Cleaned all the lint and dust out of the inside of my machine, installed new parts and put it back together. Works great and is still running strong. A service call, plus parts (with thier mark up) could have easily been $150.00 - $200.00 dollars. this repair was complete in about an hour and only cost me $37.50

Broken belt and bent idler pulley

  • Customer: Mollie from Walterboro SC
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
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First unplug the unit. Take the lint filter out and remove the two Phillips-head screws at the edge of the opening. Then using the putty knife to unlatch the top panel of the dryer, insert it into the seam on the front about 3" from each side. When you feel the knife up-against the latch, apply a little inward pressure with the knife and pull up on the top panel. When you release both sides the panel, it will lift up and back against the wall(secure it so it doesn't fall forward while you are doing this repair). Looking down on the right-front corner you will find a connection for the door switch, Dis-connect it. Just below that connection, on the inside, is a 5/16" screw that holds the front panel on, take that one and another one just like it on the left side, out and the front will fall forward about an inch and then you will lift up on the panel while holding drum in place. Inspect the clips that hold the bottom of the panel on and be aware how the panel attaches to them. Try to keep the drum in place and set the front panel off to the side so you can easily grab it to put it back on. Looking under the drum remove the belt and idler pulley. The pulley is usually not in the position it should be in, it likes to fall over when it has no belt pressure on it. Hopefully you had already unpackaged the new belt and straightened it out. Loop the belt over the drum, rib side to the drum, and move it to where the old belt had been riding on the drum. Back under the drum, you should hold it in place with your shoulder, with idler pulley in hand-- install the idler pulley. There's probable a clean spot where the old one was and the humpback should point to the right side of the dryer. With right hand steadying the idler pulley, the left hand should pinch the belt together and feed it under the wheel and pull it out and hook it on the motor pulley. It may seem to be a tight fit but once its on you should be able grab the outside edge of the drum and slowly turn it without hearing any scraping noises. Double check that the belt isn't twisted. Before putting the front panel back on or if you had to take the drum out, make sure the felt seal on the back edge of the drum is not folded inward. the wheels that the drum roll on must be in the groove. Carefully reach to the back to check that they are in the groove of the drum. If everything seems to be in place, hold the drum with one hand and grab the front panel with other. Place the bottom of the panel against the unit and lift up about an inch and place the square holes at the bottom of the panel on the clips on the unit, it may take a couple of tries, then lean the panel forward making sure the drum goes around the felt seal on the panel. Once the panel is against the unit , install the two 5/16 screws securing the front panel to the unit. Turn the drum by hand to make sure drum was installed properly. Reconnect door switch. Lower top panel and push down to secure it. Install the two Phillips head screws at the edge of where the lint screen goes, install lent screen and plug the unit back into the wall socket.

Lould nosie from Drum Whells

  • Customer: FRANCIS from PHILADELPHIA PA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers, Socket set
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I watch and followed the three viedos that PartSelect emailed me and had a very easy repair job.

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  • Customer: Jo Lynn from Cape Canaveral FL
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Installed both parts but still doesn't heat. Probably have to buy a dryer because a new element will be about $80. Your response and delivery time were great as were the instructions.

Clothes were coming out damp after the drying cycle.

  • Customer: Michael from Fountain Inn SC
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
i replaced both the high limit and cycling thermostats because cost was not that much and these thermostats change settings as they age. After replacing the thermostats the problem was solved.

Dryer would not heat up.

  • Customer: John from Quincy CA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I watched the repair expert on you tube. Went to my dryer and took out the heating element, inspected it, and found a broken element wire. Ordered a new element and since I was in there I also replaced the high limit thermostat. Parts select made it easy and my dryer works great again. Thank you.

Dryer stopped heating

  • Customer: Larry from Junction City KS
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I thought I would do it myself and figured that because it wasn't heating I would replace all the thermostats and thermal fuse. Because I wanted to get it going right away, I also ordered a timer just incase. Turns out it was the timer and not the thermostats or fuze. I have a virtually new dryer again. Replacing the parts was really easy and didn't take long. Word of advise is to use an electrical (ohm) tester to determine which part is faulty; this will also save money by not buying not-needed parts.

No heat

  • Customer: Charles from Monument Beach MA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Click on the problem and find the possible solutions. Click on the part and watch the installation instructions. Unfortunately, mine was a bad thermostat/fuse that can only be purchased with the High Limit Thermostat which I had already purchased. What you might find helpful is that all thermostats and fuses should show continuity at room temperature when using an Ohm meter. Both purchases arrived within 30 hrs. of shipping. I was impressed. I ended up changing all three thermostats but was still way ahead considering a service call is $140 plus parts. I almost scheduled this service until stumbling onto this site thinking the heater was bad but was much cheaper than the local appliance/repair store. Again, the continuity test showed that the heater was fine and everything already mentioned above could be inspected and changed in less than 10 minutes.

No Heat. Timer Wasn't Moving.

  • Customer: tartty from Wilkes Barre PA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
First I watched the videos to be sure these parts were easily accessible. After determining the heating element was the problem, I decided to change the other parts only because they were so simple to change. I paid just shy of $100 for parts and fixed the dryer myself, saving who knows how much from a service call. This was by far the easiest appliance repair I've ever done. Thank you PartSelect.

Not enough heat

  • Customer: Steve from Yadkinville NC
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Socket set
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Unplugged Dryer. Removed back panel of the dryer. Disconnected and removed the Thermal Cut Off switch and replaced. Disconnected and removed the High Limit Thermostat and replaced. Reinstalled rear panel of the dryer. Plugged in dryer. Operated dryer and checked for heat. Operation was proper and dryer works great.

wasn't producing heart

  • Customer: Kayley from puyallup WA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Wrench set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
The thermostate and one of the wires were burnt. Ordered a thermostate and re wired the connector to the wire. All I had to do was replace the thermostate and connect the wires to it. Took me probably 15 to do it all :)

No Heat and Timer Failure

  • Customer: Beth from Columbus GA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Since I was going to take the back off, I went ahead and replaced the thermal fuse, both thermostats, and the heater coil. I followed Steve's instructions and had all 4 parts installed in 30 minutes! It was so simple, I really have nothing helpful to add except to watch the VIDEOS. I would like to thank PartSelect for making this repair so easy for me. The Instant Repairman feature helped me find parts quickly! The videos, well, a big THANK YOU to Steve for the terrific repair demonstrations!!! Also, reading others reviews was very helpful. I am already telling others about this site, and I will be back (hopefully not too soon).

to long drying

  • Customer: wallace from portcharlotte FL
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
removed back panel. removed wire from old therastat one at a time put on new part re-installed thermastat. Replaced back panel & vent line plugged in better now.

Dryer would not dry - no heat

  • Customer: DL from Los Alamos NM
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Using the video that is on your website on what and how to replace broken parts, we followed the same procedure. 1. Found the heating element in the back of the dryer after removing the cover panels. 2. Used a volt-ammeter to determine which part(s) was/were not functioning. 3. Used screwdrivers to disconnect/reconnect wires. 4. Closed panels.

Dryer not making enough heat

  • Customer: Zachary from Dallas GA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I took the back panel off, after moving the unit away from the wall, and disconnecting the vent hose. I replaced the cycling thermostat, and high limit switch, and for good measure, I replaced the heating element as well. The diagnostic tips on the PartSelect website were very helpful. I cleaned all the accumulated lint out of the unit while it was apart, then reassembled it. The dryer is working just fine now!
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