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SGR351HQ1 Westinghouse Dryer - Instructions

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All Instructions for the SGR351HQ1
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Dryer ran, had no heat

  • Customer: Tom from Essexville MI
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Your website was very helpful in narrowing down and diaganosing the problem. A continuity tester verified an open solenoid. Ordered Sunday evening, parts arrived Tuesday. Ignition coils drop in place with a holddown bracket and one screw. Wiring harness is reattached. Front of dryer is put in place followed by the top. Plugged in the dryer (it is just commom sense to have the power off). Started dryer, of course it ran WITH heat. The end of the story is HAPPY WIFE, HAPPY LIFE. Happy to do business with you. Tom , MI

BEARING AND NEW BELT

  • Customer: steve from mountain home AR
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
FIRST I WATCHED THE VIDEO ON HOW TO DO THE REPAIR. VERY GOOD INSTUCTIONS MADE THE REPAIR go SMOOTHLY.

Door would not close because of broken female latch.

  • Customer: Raymond Frattone from Richboro PA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Very simple. I removed the broken latch with pliers and snapped in the new one in less than 5 minutes.

Loud squeaking noise

  • Customer: David from WASHINGTON DC
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: More than 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Followed the video. Very helpful. There is no way I could have done this on my own without that guidance. Parts in Rear Drum Bearing Kit included new screws and metal support parts that are shown as reused in the video. To install these parts, I had to hold the back plate in place. A big piece of masking tape did the job nicely. The only major problem was tapping the holes in part that attaches to the drum -- very difficult. Needed my best Phillips screwdriver, leather gloves, and a lot of hand strength to get it done. I had to slightly ream out one of the holes to make the last screw fit. Minor problem - the idler arm is not retained by anything. The idler pulley and arm both fell off when I reinstalled the belt. I guessed right on how to get them back on the machine.

loud squeek

  • Customer: Cheryl from Weirton WV
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
followed the Video instruction which were provided. Dryer works like brand new.

Loud Squeaking noise

  • Customer: David from Sioux Falls SD
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 1- 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Just followed step by step instructions from the video provided by Parts Select

replace rear bearing

  • Customer: Dwight from Milaca MN
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: More than 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
This was a stacked washer and dryer combo and is a lot more difficult to repair, requiring a lot more to take apart and put back together.

DRYER MADE LOUD SQUEAL DURING OPERATION

  • Customer: BOB from PRATTVILLE AL
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 1- 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I SET UP MY LAPTOP WITH THE PARTSELECT VIDEO GOING. LAID OUT MY TOOLS AND THE INDIVIDUAL PARTS THAT WERE IN THE KIT. I WATCHED THE VIDEO A SEGMENT AT A TIME, PERFORMING THE TASKS IN THE SAME MANNER THAT THE INSTRUCTOR DID. ALL TOGETHER, THE PROCESS TOOK LESS THAN TWO HOURS, I HAD NO QUESTIONS OR DIFFICULTIES, AND THE REPAIR PROCESS WENT FLAWLESSLY AND SUCCESSFULLY. I HAD NEVER DONE ANYTHING MORE COMPLICATED ON A DRYER THAN REPLACING THE HOSE BEFORE THIS. THE SENSE OF PRIDE IN DOING A REPAIR OF THIS LEVEL MYSELF, AND AVOIDING PAYING SOMEONE RIDICULOUS FEES TO DO IT, IS BEYOND DESCRIPTION.

latch broken

  • Customer: Lukas from Pasadena CA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
pulled out old catch with old pliers and popped new one, simple.

Constant high pitch squeaking

  • Customer: Courtney from Washington IL
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Took out drum which was the hardest part because Im short so I needed a little man power to lift it up then out.... Replaced entire bearing parts and belt.... You do need a nut driver for that but we ended up using plyers which worked okay.... All in all it was way easier than I thought it was gping to be.... Now it sounds brand new.

No heat

  • Customer: THOMAS from VINELAND NJ
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Taking the front of the dryer off was rather easy. A two screws under the control panel and once the flap that separates the washer and dryer was removed there are 4 more screws to remove and release the control panel (disconnect wire harness and let panel hang). Once removed, two more screws separate the door/front of the dryer. Remove those and the 4 on the top front of the dryer. When completed the only restriction you have are bracket mounts. Just give a good tug and the front should separate from the body. Thereafter, the drum can be removed by removing the belt first. Reach to the back and depress the spring loaded pully by moving it to the right, releasing the belt. Let the belt hang while you unscrew the the drum screws, 3 located in a triangle pattern inside the drum. Remove them and the drum from out of the dryer. Straight ahead of you is the heater assembly. In my case, only the coil had to b replaced. So it was as simple as removing the old and in with the new. Reverse your disassembly to get reassembly.

Dryer was making a loud squeaking noise

  • Customer: Michael from Drums PA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Installed a new rear drum bearing kit and new drum belt

Rear drum bearing worn out

  • Customer: jack from Post Falls ID
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 1- 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Basically followed the You tube videos on standard, stand alone dryers as mine is a stack-able unit. Allow a lot of room to work. Unplug electricity and or the gas, vent hose and water hoses. Start removing screws as per the video, remove Belt then lift up then out the dryer drum. (The drum drops in from above on the back of the unit)the rest is remove and replace as you go. *TIP... I use my phone to photograph tricky areas so I can review as needed. It was more scary then difficult. You can do it!

Loud squeaky noise

  • Customer: Alexander from GREECE NY
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
My dryer was making a horrible squeaking noise comparable to nails on a chalkboard! I looked to get a similar used replacement because I was in a bit of a pinch for $$$, after being frustrated and not finding anything I came here and found all the parts I needed for my repair for UNDER $40!!!! I followed the super easy how to video that was provided on this website. This is the second repair I have made to this dryer, I did the heating element about a year ago. I also used this site to purchase the part and used the how to video associated with that repair. I was very surprised that I received the part the next day when I paid for regular standard shipping! Overall this was a an awesome experience and I have saved so much money repairing my dryer on my own vice paying someone to do it!!!

dryer was making a shrill noise

  • Customer: Mike from Goldonna LA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
removed the front then removed the belt that turns the drum pulled the drum strait up from the top then removed the bushing from the back wall put the new one in I also put A little grease in the new bushing to keep it from wearing installed the drum and front. realy easy. I'm A Instructor at A technical collage in Winnfield Louisiana and I used this as A project for my students.
All Instructions for the SGR351HQ1
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