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WER211CES0 Westinghouse Dryer - Instructions

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timmer knob broke

  • Customer: Sharon from Hampton VA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
knob was delivered and i just put it on and it worked. very easy and less expensive than a service call.

Loud screeching noise, barrel turned OK and Heater worked

  • Customer: Ellen from Willits CA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I took the lower back panel off. Loosened the center bolt and took off the old Idler pulley. It looked brown in the middle and didn't roll well. But I wasn't sure if that was it, because the noise was so loud and sounded metal on metal. So I checked everything and vacuumed everything. After I got the new part it took me about 5 minutes to put the new one on. And dryer works fine. Thanks for the quick response and I saved about $200.00!

Dryer had no power. After doing quick troubleshoot determined Thermal Limiter was the problem

  • Customer: Darrell from McCalla AL
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Removed top from dryer. Saw I could get to Limiter without removing dryer drum.Removed Limiter with phillips head screwdriver and wires with needle nose pliers. Replaced wires and secured Limiter to dryer works like a new one.

Timer Knob broke.

  • Customer: Sherry from Olympia WA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I simply pushed the knob back onto the post. No problem! Now I don't need pliers to turn my dryer on. Yippee! (And the part was cheap-less than $10.00).

replaced rear drum bearing

  • Customer: chuck from carroll NH
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 1- 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
the repair when ok the only problem I had was installing the small white plastic piece in the back without losing the ball bearing .and I also vac up everything inside as well lot of lint

My dryers was making a loud thumping sound. Like it was off balance.

  • Customer: Dennis from Maple Shade NJ
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I Took the front off and saw the cushion was gone around the drum and glids were worn down. I ordered both parts . It took 5 minutes to glue the cushion back on around the drum and 2 minutes to snap the drum glids on.But what I couldnt believe was the amount of lint that was all over the inside of the dryer.I would suggest to anyone to take the dryer front off once a year and clean it all out . I now understand fully why there are dryer fires.But the fix was cake and it runs like new.

Dryer runs but does not produce heat, bad heating element

  • Customer: George from Worcester MA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
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I unplugged the dryer from the power outlet and removed two screws from the back of the top cover and removed the cover. Then I laid the dryer down on its back for easy access to the screws on the bottom of the front side. I then removed two screws from the front bottom cover to clear the way for two more screws for the front main panel and door. Then I removed those two screws that attach the front panel and door to the dryer from the bottom of the dryer front. I then stood the dryer back up on its 4 pegs. I removed the top 4 screws connecting the control panel to the cross bar on top. Then I removed the two screws from inside the dryer accessing them from the top of the dryer, holding the front panel. With little and gentle force I pulled the front panel and door from the dryer housing, making sure not to loose the 4 snaps that come off with it. I removed two screws from the access panel to get access to the pulley in the lower back of the dryer. I loosened the tensioner by pushing it to the side and pulled the belt off the pulley. Next I needed to remove the drum which is connected by three screws in the center of the inside of the drum to a small plate on the outside that is attached to a ball that goes into a grease box. I then wiggled the drum out of the dryer. With some force I pushed the plate upwards to disengage it from the grease box and removed it. I unplugged the electrical wires connected to the thermostat and element. I then removed 4 screws from the back of the dryer that hold the heating element housing and removed the housing. I replaced the heating element and housing and the belt and put the dryer back in reverse order.

The Knob Broke Years Ago

  • Customer: Robert from San Antonio TX
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I finally found this great website that not only had the part, but directions on how to do the work. The part came to my house in about 4 days. After 9 years of being broken, it is refreshing to have it fixed. I have bookmarked this site for ANY future repairs.

loud noise at back of dryer

  • Customer: sam 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 watched the video that is furnished at parts select, it was very useful in doing this repair. i would strongly recommend watching this as i did install the ground bearing wrong to start with,and restringing the drum belt is something you have to feel as your installing it back in place so the video is useful for that as well. my repair was on a front load dryer made by Frigidaire,

Squeaky noise from rear of dryer

  • Customer: Kenneth from Pensacola FL
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Unplug dryer, remove rear access cover and removed belt from pulley. Remove bottom cover on front of dryer, remove top of dryer, unplug harness to control panel and remove front door assembly. Remove screws from drum to bearing assembly. Removed drum and belt removed bearing assembly by lifting up and out of the bearing socket. Vacuumed all the lint. Removed the bearing socket, installed all parts and covers in reverse order.

There were several pieces broken around the band and as the drum turned, clothes would catch the cuts and slice right though like a razor blade

  • Customer: David from Alto TX
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Take the top off the dryer. Once it's off, start inserting the bands from the inside. From the top or inside, control and move the drum as needed to insert band in place. Once band is in place, and holes line up, press down till you hear it snap in place. Repeat process with second band.

Banging coming from the dryer with light loads or when clothes we close to being dried

  • Customer: Bryan from Rome NY
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
1. Use flat blade to compress clips so top could be raised. Use Philips to remove 2 screws holding front on. Popped front off and then removed old worn and broken glides. Had to lift the drum slightly when placing the front back on. Screwed in the 2 screws to hold the front on. Lowered and locked top. Be careful not to pinch any wires..

rear bearing on dryer was squeeking badly

  • Customer: Douglas from Hudson Falls NY
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I followed instructions I found on u-tube to remove the drum and belt and access the bad bearing and change it. The instructions were quite good other than needing to remove a small panel on the back of the dryer to pull the belt around the tensioner.

Loud whinning noise when drying first started up for a few minutes, then would stop

  • Customer: Diane from Fayetteville AR
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 1- 2 hours
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
The repair was done by my spouse. We replaced the rear drum bearing. We installed with the instructions sent by parts select. They were very accurate. The total repair took about 1 and 1/2 hours that was only because we cleaned out the entire dryer also, by using an air compressor to clean and blow out all the lint built up. This improved drying time and the part stopped the noise. I don't recall exactly what tools were used besides screwdrivers. This was our first time to replace anything in our dryer of 12 years old. I feel that if you follow the instructions that anyone would be able to do this repair. We did the repair in our garage because you need the room to work on it.

Loud squeal when dryer was running.

  • Customer: Barry from Hazleton PA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
First I have to say that this was the fourth appliance repair I've done with Partselect parts. I am very pleased with all parts I've gotten from Partselect. The things I've ordered here are delivered quickly and are correct. Now for the dryer repair. I guess the most important tool I had to complete the job was the excellent video demonstration on the Partselect web site. I found that by following the instructions on the video even I had no problems. I spent more time cleaning the inside of the dryer than I did on installing the rear drum bearing. I probably saved us several hundred dollars by making the repair myself. At first I was intimidated but after I got the top off of the dryer and the front off the repair was simple and straightforward. Total time of repair was about fifteen minutes. Total time spent cleaning the lint and other stuff (I did find two dimes and a penny) was about forty five minutes. One hour total and my wife and I have a dryer which is acting like it did when we purchased it in 2001. Thanks to Partselect. Barry
All Instructions for the WER211CES0
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