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JDE2000A Jenn-Air Dryer - Instructions

All installation instructions for JDE2000A parts

These instructions have been submitted by other PartSelect customers and can help guide you through the dryer repair with useful information like difficulty of repair, length of repair, tools needed, and more.

All Instructions for the JDE2000A
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Broken belt

  • Customer: William from East Berlin, PA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I was very pleased with the shipping speed, the belt arrived in less than 24 hours! The installation was very easy and if you need help the video on the belt info page should be helpful.

Dryer wouldn't turn on

  • Customer: Marla from Lawrenceville, GA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Easy repair; great video from your site. I was able to do the complete repair by myself and I am a 40 year old female that is not mechanical in any way. Dyer works like the day I bought it. Thanks

Dryer was not running

  • Customer: Tom from Unicoi, TN
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Google is your friend! I have gotten in the habit of searching the Internet for repair advice. From car to mower to fridge and now dryer. What I've learned is dryers are very simple machines and with some mechanical aptitude most folks can repair there own.

Dryer would not run

  • Customer: WIlliam from NOKOMIS, FL
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
The most difficult element of the repair was diagnosing the problem. I use a multi meter and started working through the wiring (referring to the wiring diagram) and found that I had no 'continuity' through the heat fuse and high limit thermostat. Once I had that figured out, everything else was easy. I found the parts, although I could not get a good part number match for the thermostat. The replacement numbers did not agree exactly with the numbers printed on the part. I went forwards anyhow and the actual installation was simple and well documented, Thank You PartSelect. While doing the repair, I took the time to clean the vents of the dryer. I removed the front panel and cleaned lots of lint. I also checked the ducting out the rear of the dryer, shorting the duct to hopefully improve air flow. Everything is working well.

Drum stopped spinning

  • Customer: Anthony from Oak Ridge, NJ
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
You pop the top of the dryer. Remove to hex screws which allow you to remove the front panel. Next you pull the drum off, snack the belt around the drum, motor and tension pulley and reverse the steps. The hardest part is getting the drum back in place without knocking the belt off the motor.

The dryer started smelling really hot and then it went dead

  • Customer: Jeffery from Boley, OK
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
First of all i googled it on line to see what the problem could be and it took me to this website and there i was able to read what the problem was most likely and (that was a real help) so i ordered the part which was the high limit kit for about $33 including shipping and handling opened up the top of dryer and its right on top didnt take but about 5 minutes to change the part

The dryer would not turn on and power was available.

  • Customer: William F from North Manchester, IN
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 1- 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I had to lift up the top of the dryer. Remove the front panel and drum to get the the heating assembly. The instructions that came with the parts were helpful in knowing why and which parts to use (thermal fuse and high temp cut off switch). I replaced the belt as well because I had everything apart. The hardest part was the belt because there is only enough room for one arm and no ability to see only feel.

Broken Belt

  • Customer: ANDREW from MOUNT UNION, PA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Fast shipping. Part arrived the next day!

Ribbed belt broke

  • Customer: richard from satellite beach, FL
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 1- 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I followed the instructions you supplied. All went well. The short movie that you supplied was fine but the only tricky part which included placing the belt over the idler wheel was not well done in that the repairman's arm covered the work area. Delivery time was excellent.

Broken dryer belt

  • Customer: MARY from CINCINNATI, OH
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Wrench set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I was able to take apart the dryer myself and get old belt out, then my son helped me remove the drum and put new belt on. Well worth fixing; it works great again and the part with shipping and handling was only $17.00! better then price of new dryer!!!Thanks, Mary ( Cincinnati)

loud noise

  • Customer: Karen from Pearl, IL
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
replaced belt first didnt fix the noise so i replaced rear drum support roller kit and that fixed the noise this was a cheap fix cost me about 70.00 dollars verses a new dryer thank you your website was a big help

Excessive Noise from dryer

  • Customer: Kenneth from ELYRIA, OH
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
In previous work, I replaced the rollers, but the noise remained, so I figured it was the Idler that was the problem, it appeared to be worn. The repair is pretty straight forward, open the cabinet, remove the front and remove the belt. Once the belt is removed take the old idler assembly out and put the new one in. Making sure you the entire assembly is inserted properly into the guides. I then put a new belt on as I figured that as long as I had gone this far, might as well replace the belt to prevent future problems and more work. I put the belt on and then put the drum back in, making sure it seated properly on the rollers. The hard part is getting the belt on the idler and drive pulley properly as there was no way to prop the idler all the way back against the spring pressure. However once everything is aligned everything was set properly. Replaced front and closed top. Unfortunately the noise remained, it seems the real cause of the noise was the fan assembly which had self destructed at the hub and was no longer turning at the same speed as the motor shaft. I opened up the fan assembly and removed the fan. I used one of the rollers as a hug for the fan and installed a set screw into the side so that the fan would lock onto the shaft. The roller had the same diameter hole as the motor shaft and all went together perfectly. Problem solved for now. Nothing I read suggested that this could be a problem and I never suspected that it would be as it was pretty much a closed system. I proceeded to order a new fan from Partselect. Incidentally, the new fan hub opening is nowhere near the proper size, I split the fan trying to get it to go on the shaft, that was even after filing some of the material off. The difference is at least 1/16 inch smaller than the shaft diameter.

blower not rotating, hub worn

  • Customer: Kenneth from ELYRIA, AL
  • Difficulty: Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 1- 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Unfortunately, the part that came in was a major problem. The shaft hole was way undersized and probably made for a much smaller shaft then the one on this dryer. I had to bore out the shaft and drill and tap a set screw to lock the blower to the motor shaft. I would estimate that the opening was at least 1/8" smaller than the shaft and as it was molded, the flat for locking the blower had to be drilled out as well. Even so, as I pressed the unit onto the shaft, it split and I had to do major work to make the blower usable. Until now I have been very pleased with the quality of parts from Partselect however this critical part did not meet the manufacturer's specifications as to the bore for the shaft.

broken belt

  • Customer: Mark from Ridgway, PA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
replaced the belt

blower wheel wore out

  • Customer: Nancy L. from Wardensville, WV
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
ordered a new fan from your web site and replaced it. it only took a couple of days to get the part thanks for such good service well pleased will use you again in the future
All Instructions for the JDE2000A
451-465 of 712