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REX5634KQ1 Roper Dryer - Instructions

All installation instructions for REX5634KQ1 parts

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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 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 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 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!

No heat

  • Customer: Beth from Jonesborough TN
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
First I purchased the heating element, still no heat. Then I purchased the thermal fuse,still no heat. I have been pleased with the prompt shipment of the parts and the parts arrived safe. Thank you for service and time, not sure what to do now.I will recommend PartSelect to friends.

RUNS , BUT WON'T DRY / NO HEAT

  • Customer: ROBERT from CLINT TX
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
UNPLUG UNIT / REMOVED BACK COVER / WENT DOWN , LOCATING BOTH PARTS TO BE REPLACED / SIMPLE ONE SCREW REMOVAL FROM EACH PART / THERMAL FUSE , ONE WIRE @ A TIME , REINSTALLED ./ CYCLING THERMOSTAT , 4 WIRES. DID ONE WIRE @ A TIME , REINSTALLED. / PUTTED BACK COVER BACK ON , PLUGGED DRYIER BACK UP, TURNED IT ON TO RUN. TO CHECK FOR HEAT / YES, RAN GOOD AS NEW. LATER THAT DAY SOME MORE RUNNING , WITH DAMP CLOTHES IN IT. DID IT'S JOB , DRY.

no heat from tumble dryer

  • Customer: Malcolm from Davenport FL
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I followed the repair method as described in the how to video it was as easy as that. Dryer is now working perfectly

Gas Dryer not heating

  • Customer: Ollie from Frederick OK
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Took the back off of the dryer, looked on "Parts Select" found what I thought might be the problem. Got the parts the next day. Put on new Thermal Fuse, Then put on Cycling Thermostat. Wasn't sure which it needed, so put both on. Put the back of the dryer on hooked the gas up, hooked up to Electric, & turned the dryer on. Back in business, everything works, dryer works as if nothing was wrong. Thanks to "Parts Select" Saved me a repair bill.

fuse went bad

  • Customer: Charles from WAYNESBURG PA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I watched your video on how to replace the fuse.Wow it was a lot easier than I thought.I would highly reccomend anyone to watch the video before even trying to do any repairs.The dryer is working like a new one.By doing it myself saved me a lot of money.Thank you

When set on Automatic cycle, Sensor Dry, the dyer would not shut off by itself.

  • Customer: Kelvin from Pocatello ID
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
PartSelect's list of possible problems showed two items that could cause the dryer not to stop. I ordered both parts. The "how to" video on the site clearly showed, step by step, how to replace the parts. The most difficult step was reconnecting the dryer vent tubing.

no heat, dryer would not shut off

  • Customer: John from Sterling Heights MI
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I went to partselect.com, input my model number and problem, I clicked on the right solution and watched a short video on how to repair the problem. Ordered the parts which arrived the next day. It took me ten minutes to replace the two parts I had ordered and the problem was solved. I probably saved a couple hundred dollars doing this repair myself..

Dryer would not start

  • Customer: steve from hot springs SD
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Replaced Thermal Fuse

Dryer would not start when I hit the start button

  • Customer: Sue from Valencia PA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Your website was wonderful--thank you so much! When I saw that 47% of the time this was the problem, I ordered it & it worked! This was a life saver for me! I will come back to this site anytime I have an appliance problem! Thanks again!

Dryer would not heat on low heat

  • Customer: Marcella from Connersville IN
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Followed Video made this repair plus changed 3 sensors and changed fuse 2 times so far still no low heat
All Instructions for the REX5634KQ1
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