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WED5300SQ0 Whirlpool Dryer - Instructions

All installation instructions for WED5300SQ0 parts

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Dryer drum belt broke.

  • Customer: Martha from Chancellor AL
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Opened dryer top, disconnected door wireing, took off front panel, laid dryer on back, cleaned out lint and inside, put new belt on, and put parts back together. Dryer works fine now.

dryer belt replacement

  • Customer: Donald from Horseheads NY
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Watched the video on the site and it was spot-on! Super-easy, took like 10 minutes to replace the belt. Thanks!

Tub would not turn

  • Customer: Lynn from Adel GA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Watched the video and performed as instructed- Could not have been easier- Great site with Great information

Broken dryer belt.

  • Customer: anthony from redmond OR
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I came home from work to notice the dryer singing a different tune than usual. I opened the door and noticed that the tub wasnt turning. I popped the top of the dryer up to find a disentigrated belt. Fired up the computer and in a few minutes had ordered the $8 ($15 including shipping) replacement belt. 3 days later took the shopvac and cleaned up the lint and broken belt pieces. Installed the new belt and was back in business with my 8 year old dryer. ** The only complaint comes from my wife who got her hopes up for a new front load washer and dryer** Thanks PartSelect for saving my wallet in more than one way!

dryer ran 5-10min,then stopped until it cooled off

  • Customer: Leonard from Bayside NY
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Socket set, Wrench set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Remove two screws on top holding the filter frame.Use flat screwdriver to snap top at front off front panel.Swing top up and secure it against wall or tie in place. Remove screws holding front panel and kick panel to side panels.Did'nt remove back panel.Remove drive belt from pully wheel and then use belt to lift out drum.Use open end wrench on motor pully at rear and I used a socket set on the front of motor,Push down on wrench,counter clockwise,and hold the front pully from moving mine came right off. My dryer is over 10 yrs so the electric conection was changed but the instruction sheet explained how to change the wires,just follow the wire color,easy.

BROKEN BELT

  • Customer: James from Grafton VA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
In accordance with supplied video and instructions. SPECIAL NOTE - WATCH OUT FOR SHARP EDGES ON THE DRYER PANELS!

belt broke on dryer tub

  • Customer: Guy from Ridgeway VA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Removed 2 screws at filter vent on top of dryer Remove screen. Take screwdriver & pry up lid at 2 front corners. Lift lid. 2 more screws inside top front corners.Remove screws. remove front panel.wrap belt around tub. Take cup or can to hold tub in place level.Thread belt around tentioner pulley & motor shaft Look at directions very closely to figure out how to thread belt. read at least 5 times.LOL Reinstall & you are through.PS you can see where old belt rode so try to line up as close to track as possible. Guy

Broken Dryer belt

  • Customer: Leon J Swain from Washington DC
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Can't stop laughing about the mistake I almost made, before I even looked on internet I called Sears and scheduled a repair appointment, $80.00 just to have someone come out and tell me what my problem was not to repair it but to tell me whats wrong. And I told them the belt had broken I heard it when it snapped. Long story short version I found your website and entered appliance information, found part for $15.00 but also found on-site video clearly making the needed repair. Clear step by step instructions taking only 8 minutes looked very easy so I took a chance ordered the part two days later part arrived so I went into basement armed with laptop and tools. MAN it was easy.... too easy ....worked out fine video was spot on. Thanks you guys are a great company

no problems

  • Customer: stephen from boynton beach FL
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
video describing repair very helpful. just folling it made the repair easy

Won't tumble

  • Customer: Robert from Lynn MA
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Watched how-to video provided on PartSelect website. Most time was spent cleaning out the cabinet of lint and other debris. I found over 5 bucks in loose change! I Found pulling the belt over the motor pulley to be the trickiest. Note: my dryer will be 30 years old come this September. I wonder how many more years I'll get out of it!

broken belt

  • Customer: Robert from Winchester IN
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
the video was very helpful

Broken Belt

  • Customer: Patricia from Durham NC
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
PartSelect sent the exact right part, and very quickly! YouTube showed me how to install it. The only hard part was the bulkiness of the drum, which is why I marked "a bit difficult" for the repair.

Dryer Belt Popped

  • Customer: Lawrence from Washington DC
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
The dryer belt was delivered promply, afterwards I lifted the top of the dryer and unscrewed the front panel, so it would lower. Then I watch a 5 minute video and it clearly demonstrated how to install the belt. This was my first time, so it took about 30 minutes.

Drive belt broke

  • Customer: Robert from Port Arthur TX
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Remove Filter and (2) phillip screws. Use common screw driver to pry top from cabinet. Fold top back. disconnect door switch and removed (2) screws holding front of cabinet and lift frong slightly to remove from cabinet. Remove broken belt and discard. check rollers for freedom and placed drum on rollers. guided belt through idler and around motor pulley. lift front and placed on lower hooks. Lift drum and installed (2) screws that holds front of cabinet to main cabinet. connect door switch and check drum for freedom of turn. turn drum several times to get belt to center. Closed top and replaced (2) screws that hold filter door in place. Install filter and test run dryer. Completed job in about 38 minutes.

Belt broken & toe panel was loose

  • Customer: Jim Ten from Sheboygan WI
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I followed the instructions supplied with the belt. I've changed the belt before so was familiar with the repair. The toe panel clips for my model had changed so what was supplied was different than the originals. Although they, too, came with instructions, they did not fit my appliance. They were inexpensive so I scrapped them and used some self-adhesive Velcro fasteners I had in a junk box.
All Instructions for the WED5300SQ0
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