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YGEX9868JQ1 Whirlpool Dryer - Overview

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$14.56

Multi Rib Belt - 92-1/4"

This multi rib belt is an important part in your dryer, it is what helps rotate the drum. The belt attaches to the drum, idler pulley, and motor pulley. As the armature of the moto...

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$103.48

Heating Element - 240V 5400W

The heating element is strung with a coiled wire that is made out of a nickel and chrome alloy. The function of the coiled wire on the heating element is to receive and resist a controlled electric current, which as a result will allow the wire to heat up. The heat produced by this is used to dry the clothes in your dryer. In order to make this repair you will need a 1/4 inch nut driver and a pair of needle nose pliers. Before starting your installation, disconnect the power supply to your dryer in order to ensure a safe repair.

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$14.81

Door Switch - 3 Wire

A door switch is a simple on/off switch mechanism that prohibits the dryer from operating when the door is open. This part may need to be replaced if you find that the dryer is not...

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$3.56

Door Catch Kit

This is a door catch kit, and it is designed for use with your dryer. On your appliance you will find both a strike and a catch, these two parts work together to keep your dryer door closed. This kit includes two strikes, three catches, and a set of instructions. Each of the door catches included have a different tension. Make sure you use the one that matches the existing catch on your appliance. All three of these are color-coded, and have a number on the back. The instruction sheet will tell you which catch you need to use for your specific model type.

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$36.87

Thermal Cut-Off Kit

The thermal cut off turns off the heating component when the dryer overheats, ensuring there is a consistent level of heat at all times. This dryer thermal cut-off kit includes one...

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$45.43

Maintenance Kit

This maintenance kit or dry repair kit is used for dryers. The kit includes the drum belt, drum support rollers, one idler pulley, four tri-rings, and one clip. If your dryer is making loud, squeaking, and squealing noises while the drum is turning, or the drum has stopped turning, using this maintenance kit is the solution. The tools needed for this installation project are: putty knife, Phillips screwdriver, 5/16 nut driver, and a small flat blade screw driver. This kit can be used for gas and electric dryers. Remember to unplug the dryer from the power source before beginning this project.

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$12.47

Rear Drum Support Roller Kit

The drum support roller kit allows the dryer to tumble properly by supporting the drum cylinder. The kit includes two drum rollers, four tri-rings and one palnut (or retaining wash...

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$10.69

Thermostat, High Limit 221 F (

This hi-limit thermostat with Terminal Extension Arm acts as as safety mechanism that keeps the dryer from overheating. Once the dryer temperature reaches 221 degrees Farenheit, this piece will shut down power to the heating element until it drops by 80 degrees Farenheit.

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$10.04

Idler Pulley Assembly

This part provides the tension required for a multi-ribbed belt. It also serves to help the belt to rotate the drum and attaches to the idler pulley wheel. If your dryer will not s...

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$21.40

Thermostat, Internal-Bias

Part may differ in appearance, but functions the same as original part. This part controls the temperature of the inside of the dryer drum and prevents the dryer from overheating.

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Dryer motor runs, but no heat

  • Customer: Gadi from Irvine, CA
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 1973 of 2125 people found this instruction helpful
To reach the heating element you only need to open the back cover of the dryer (about 8 nut-head screws). Remember to disconnect the power.

To remove the heating element there are two small nut-head screws. Remove the two electric wires. Then you can pull the heating element away.

You can check the heating element with an ohm-meter or v... read more

door switch was bad

  • Customer: pat from lisbon,, OH
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Wrench set
  • 904 of 926 people found this instruction helpful
i was able to go on line with your company , find my dryer, order the part and had it the next day. fast , great , service read more

Dryer tub belt broke

  • Customer: Ray from Denton, TX
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 832 of 884 people found this instruction helpful
Removed the two screws that attatch the lent channel to the top of the dryer, then lifted the top of the dryer by pushing in on the two locking tabs located at the front , left and right , corners of the dryer top with a small flat head screw driver. The top of the dryer will fold back out of the way. At this point I removed the two 1/4 inch screws that are ... read more