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WED5300SQ0 Whirlpool Dryer - Instructions

All installation instructions for WED5300SQ0 parts

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The dryer would tumble but no heat.

  • Customer: Koleen from odon IN
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I watched to replacement video from the website and followed. I did use the tip of a small knife to get the connector to come loose on the old switch. It was a really easy repair.

Dryer was here when we moved in. The light never worked and the dryer would not stop when you opened the door. Eventually the dryer would not turn on at all.

  • Customer: Peter from Charlotte NC
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Followed the youtube video and it was very helpful. The repair was very simple. Just remove the lint trap, then the two screws under there, then use the putty knife to pop the two front corner clips. Disconnect power before you do anything of course..... once its all disconnected, you will see the switch. 2 Screws hold it in and then it unclips. Reverse to reassemble.

Small black tab had broken off from door switch assembly

  • Customer: Stephanie from Mountain View CA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 1- 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
After reviewing a variety of online instructional videos I was able to figure out how to remove the top ("hood") panel of dryer to access the door switch. Once I had access the switch was relatively simple to replace.

Dryer kept spinning with door open. Then several months later, dryer would not start.

  • Customer: susan from Spring Lake NJ
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I just followed the instructions on the video. The only helpful addition I have...make sure the power is off before you start. I did get that point when the video said to turn the power back on, at the end of the video. In all...a great experience and I saved more than $200.00 doing it myself, with the help of the FANTASTIC web site at PartSelect!

Dryer would not start

  • Customer: Patrick from East Bridgewater MA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
The video instructions here were exact and very clear. I replaced the door switch but that did not fix the issue. I used the instant repair man tool and found that the next most likely part to have an issue was a the thermal fuse. After replacing that part which took 10 minutes... It works! My part was shipped to my home very very quickly. totally worth it.

dry would not run or stop after the door was open

  • Customer: Francis from Cocoa FL
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Un plug the Elect. The two screws that hold the lent screen in place and the top. I took them out and I used a putty knife to open the top of the dry. un plug the switch And take out the two screws under the switch. That was all too it. Just like the instructor said .

Dryer not turning on or not staying on

  • Customer: Reggie from Lynchburg VA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Followed instructions on the installation video you had on line. Really easy and fixed the problem.

The Door switch on my dryer broke which stopped the dryer from turning on.

  • Customer: nancy from Colonia NJ
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I followed the video. Removed two screws by the lint filter, lifted up the 2 sides to the top of the dyer, removed the two screws by the door switch. It was that easy. The hard part came when I tried to remove the old switch that took the most time. I used the butter knife, since it was very flat I was able to lift it off. Put in the new switch, put all the parts back together again and it worked just fine. Thank you, PartSelect, I will come to you first. You saved me at least $150.00....

the door switch wire went bad and the dryer would not start

  • Customer: Martha from Deltona FL
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I watched the guy repair it on the video provided when i searched for the part. He made it look very easy and he explained it step by step. I ordered the part from partselect.com and 12 hours later i had the part in my hand and proceeded to replace it. Instructions and delivery were amazing. Thanks to all at partselect!!!

dryer would not start and light was not working

  • Customer: Randall from Schertz TX
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
unpluged dryer from wall,lifted top of dryer unpluged door switch took out two screws that hold switch, installeed new switch, put top of dryer down, plugged dryer back into wall, very easy repair.

dryer door switch was broken

  • Customer: Arthur H from Boca Raton FL
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
followed the video you supplied on your web site

No light, drum continued to turn when the door was open

  • Customer: Paul from St. Louis MO
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Just like the video showed, amazingly simple.

Dryer would not start

  • Customer: Edwige from Dania FL
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Determine the problem, Lift top of machine, disconnect wires to door sw. Bypass the sw, and short the circuit, with piece of wire, push start, the machine worked..problem solved. Replace sw by removing 2screws ,attach wire connectors. Done job.

door switch broke

  • Customer: Frankie from Lady Lake FL
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
remove 2 screws from lint vent, use putty knife to remove top op dryer, remove 2 screws holding switch.

upper agitator arm was not working

  • Customer: linda from springfield MA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
took out the fabric softener cup pull out diaphram unscrewed the bolt pull out the cup replaced with new parts I want to thank you for your fast service. it is awesome. i will recommend you to all my friends.
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