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WED5300SQ0 Whirlpool Dryer - Instructions

All installation instructions for WED5300SQ0 parts

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All Instructions for the WED5300SQ0
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sqeeling and rubbing noise

  • Customer: Michael Vander from Krakow WI
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
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removed the back panel,propped up the top, and removed the front panel, and replaced the rear seal, the belt, and idler pulley, and put back together the opposite of taking it apart.

Dryer making squiling noise when on.

  • Customer: Jerry from Magnolia TX
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
First I watched a instruction video online.. It made the job easy. I have done it before but I did not remember exactly how to proceed, After watching the video i knew exactly what screws needed to be removed and what tool I needed for each step. Anybody sees the video before tackling this job, they can't go wrong.

The dryer was very noisy when running.

  • Customer: Jared from Napoleon OH
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Disassembled front & top of dryer, removed drum & replaced belt, idler pulley & one support wheel (which was the problem). Reassembled drum, top, & front of dryer. Tested good, much quieter.

Belt broke tub did not turn

  • Customer: Larry from Clute TX
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
took off the broken belt and the idler pully went to the internet found your website watch the video and ordered the parts got the in 3 days took 15 mins to put them on and all is good

will not spin when alot off cloth inside

  • Customer: Anh from Houston TX
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required:
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Idler Pulley wheel is broken. it really ez to repair

BROKEN PULLEY AND BELT

  • Customer: Joseph from Sayville NY
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Socket set
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CALLED PARTSSELECT ON MONDAY AND PARTS ARRIVED TUESDAY. THE REPAIR IS SIMPLE TO DO. I REMOVED THE LINT FILTER, OPENED THE TOP OF THE DRYER, DISCONNECTED THE DOOR SWITCH, REMOVED THE TWO SCREWS HOLDING THE FRONT OF THE DRYER THEN LIFTING IT UP TO REMOVE. I REMOVED THE BROKEN PULLEY ASSEMBLY AND BELT. I INSTALLED THE NEW PULLEY ASSEMBLY AND BELT. THEN I REASSEMBLED IN THE REVERSE ORDER.

2nd broken belt in 6 months

  • Customer: steven from casselberry FL
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
replaced stock belt tensioner with one with pulley. i hope that solves my problem. just want to add that you guys saved me a ton of money ! thanks and God Bless

broken belt

  • Customer: Nicholas from Carnegie PA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
followed the video instruction

Dryer belt broken

  • Customer: Ramon from El paso TX
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Let me put it to you this way I called the repair man and they would Charge me $150 to get the dryer fixed,by ordering the parts I spent $32 and 15 minutes installing it with the instruction video very easy to do Take the advice it yourself and save yourself some money $$$ With The extra cash I took my wife out for dinner Now that's money well spent...

drum not spinning when dryer on

  • Customer: Joseph from Red Hook NY
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Wrench(Adjustable)
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
The removal of the front door assy was very easy after I popped up the top cover with a putty knife.Once removed it was easier to replace belt and idler assy with dryer on its backside.the only trick was to get looped thru idler roller and then fasten bracket in slot on bottom of dryer.also the instructions were well written which made re-assy much simplier.

Side wheel of drum support wore through bearing, sever noise at each rotation.

  • Customer: Eli from Beverly Hills FL
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 1- 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers
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The only added thing to know is how to remove the lower kick plate. This is not on later models. Other wise all the directions are the same as for models with a full solid front panel. Immediately below the dryer door, at the right and left end, there is a plastic clip similar to the one holding the top panel to the vertical side panels. Insert a flat screw driver or putty knife releasing the plastic clip. This will allow the kick plate to fall forward on rings at the bottom of the plate. Release springs at either side of the dryer door (reattach later using pliers or a hook). Unscrew the nut screws at either side of the dryer door. Remove the door panel and the kick plate and put to one side. Reverse to reattach. I replaced the wheel tension part and the belt at the same time. I put the dryer on its back to install the wheel, belt and tension part. I used strips of scotch tape to hold the belt in place at the top and sides of the drum, while I looped the belt on the tension wheel and the driver wheel. I used the bungee cord to hold the top in place while I put the whole drier on it back. Good luck and have a vacuum handy to suck out years of dangerous lint....

Motor noise followed by shutdown

  • Customer: Richard from Oceanside CA
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: More than 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers, Socket set, Wrench(Adjustable)
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Before placing your order remove the motor. At the rear of the motor is a plastic nut which is how the fan is attached. Mine was stuck and needed to be removed with a cutoff wheel from the back side of the dryer. This delayed the project several more days as I had already received the motor before figuring out the fan was stuck.

drum was not turning

  • Customer: John from West Islip NY
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
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I watched your video and did the job,really no problem. I also cleaned out all the lint and dust will the drum and front were out.

the lint chute assembly had corroded & would not accept the lint screen.

  • Customer: Richard from Paramount CA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 1- 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Wrench(Adjustable)
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I pulled thee dryer out from the wall, shut off the gas & disconnected the gas line & the air vent, I then removed the fasteners from the upper end of the lint chute assembly (accessible from the top of the machine). I then tipped the machine over on to its front side making the back fully accessible. After removing the back cover, I removed the remaining fasteners holding the lint chute assembly in place & removed the part. I then removed the assembly only to find that the seals were not included in the package even though I had specifically asked about the seal when I called in & place my order. The response to my question was " seals are included that is why it is called an assembly." The end result was that I had to use alternate material & fabricate my own seals in order to complete the installation. As a result a repair which should have taken no more that 30 minutes, took over two hours.

Drum seal came apart

  • Customer: Glen from El Paso TX
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 1- 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Raised top of dryer and removed screws holing front on. slid front panel up and off to remove drum. Seal was easy to install but you do have to be careful with the adhesive. After adhesive was dry laid dryer on it's back and installed drum. Reinstalled drum belt. Placed front panel back on and installed the two screws holding it in place. Set dryer upright and closed top.
All Instructions for the WED5300SQ0
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