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PartSelect Number PS334313
This element is strung with a coiled wire made of a nickel and a chrome alloy. This wire receives, but resists, a controlled electric current and as a result, the wire heats up. The heat produced is used to dry the clothes in your dryer.
This part works with the following brands: Whirlpool, Admiral, Estate, Inglis, Kenmore, KitchenAid, Roper, Maytag, Crosley, Jenn-Air, Hardwick, Magic Chef, Amana, Caloric & Glenwood.
This part fixes the following symptoms:
Hardest part of this repair was getting the dryer out from the wall to gain access to the back panel. After removing 8-10 sheet metal screws from the pack panel, two more screws held the Heating Element in place. I removed the two heavy gauge wires from the elements side and simply reversed the order to install the new unit. Maybe a half hour from start to finish and we had a working Dryer again.
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I had to remove a total of 11 screws in order to access the heating element. They all had the exact same screw head size, so I only needed a single socket for my nutdriver. That was nice! There were three terminals that had to be disconnected in order to completely remove the heating element from the dryer. I disassembled one of the thermostats from the burnt out heating element's sheetmetal frame and re-assembled it to the new heating element, then re-assembled the heating element to the dryer. While I had the back panel removed from the dryer, I replaced the light bulb and the thermal fuse as well. From there I buttoned it all back up and it works as good as new. Overall, this was an EXTREMELY EASY do-it-yourself task!
Hardest part was pulling the unit out, took a total of 8 mins to replace coil and everything back in place very easy! I cheated an used my drill with a socket attachment cut time down alot!
remove back cover locate the heating element remove the wiring replace the element
Well.....my.wife noticed that the dryer would function as normal with the exception if heating. i token off the rear panel and removed the heating element to check it out when i discovered that it was cracked and damaged. I found this website in looking for the part and placed the order, i received the part two days later and installed it. Reattached the back panel and started the unit up...works like a charm . Very pleased with the time it took to receive the part. Very easy to install...just a matter of plug abduction play
if you follow the video instructions - you can't fail - the whole process went like clockwork - great help -
Troubleshot for operation & rotation heat inop. Removed rear cover, shot pics of wiring so, no chance of miswire. Removed lower portion (2 screws) of heater assy which contained the element. Removed a sensor & installed it on the new a element assy replaced failed element ( saw broken element open circuit ) with new one re-connected wiring. Good to go.
I replaced the parts as recommended by the website.
The repair was easy and the directions were easy to follow as well. It saved me $250 to repair it myself! I did have to order the thermo cut off kit as well b/c the thermo cut off usually goes when the element goes too. The shipping was very fast less than 24 hrs. for min. shipping charge.I have this site booked marked!
Under "Symptoms" we clicked on "Timer does not advance and no heat". We replaced one at a time the Thermal Fuse, the Cycling Thermostat and the Timer -- still no heat and timer only advanced on timed dry setting. An electrician confirmed our breakers were fine. When we replaced the heating element, the dryer worked fine and the timer advanced properly. We followed the instructional videos which were very helpful in replacing the parts using a nutdriver and screwdriver. The new heating element was needed and probably the Timer.
I checked out the youtube videos on this repair...take the back cover off using nut driver, pull out the old coil, and replace. Easy as pie! Works like a charm now.
took off back. unplugged parts just like the video replaced with new ones put back on
The whole order process was awesome with your company. The parts arrived and very fast delivery. The attached videos simplified the entire process. I realized after receiving the parts that the problem was actually a burnt wire inside that I replaced myself. Since I no longer needed the ordered parts I called and had a wonderful interaction with Janet. She was very helpful with the return process. I assure you that after researching you Co. had the best price and service. I will be sure to order any part you sell in the future if needed to fix my appliances. Thank you for the videos that explain the repair, it makes the average person's job a lot easier when companies take the time to invest in their customers. 2 thumbs up!!!
Easy as 1,2,3. Everything lined-up and plugged in with out any cursing. The part fir like a glove with out modifications
So far I change the heating element and thermostat and is still not heating.
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