Tip & How-To about Dryers
The procedure is as follows:---
1) First of all unplug the dryer
from electric outlet for safety reasons.2) There are two panels in the dryer.
One is top and other is front panel.3) Both the panels are secured by
clips in between them.4) Take a putty knife and insert it in between the top
panel and the front panel of the dryer. Press the retaining clips with knife
and separate the top and front panel by Lifting up on one corner of the top
panel to release the opposite retaining clip.5) After the clips are pressed both the panels will easily get separated.
But take care there will be a connecting wires between the panels. You don’t have
to pull that wire while separating the panels.6) You will see the door switch on the upper right side corner
area of the front panel.7) Remove the wire harness from the door switch carefully.8) The remove the flange of the front panel to the side panel on
each side by removing the screws.9) The front panel will get separated from dryer after removing
the screws.10) Now with the help of screw driver remove the screws holding
the drum bulkhead of the dryer.11) Now push the idler pulley between the drum and the motor
assembly with you hand to loosen the belt tension.12) The belt will easily come out one you loosen the belt
tension.13) After the belt is out. Carefully lift and remove the drum.
Now on the lower rear side you will see the heating element.14)
are wires connecting on the sides of the heating element terminals. The wires
are connected by removable connector.15) Remove
the connector carefully from heating element with the help of needle nose plier.16) After
the wires are removed from heating element’s terminals.Remove the screws
holding the heating element.17)
heating will have to be moved a bit to come out easily. Before removing the
heating element out.Please note down the position of old heating element. So
while placing the new heating element you don’t face any problem.18) Remove the old heating element and insert the
new heating element.19) Connect
all the wires as it were connected before.20) Refit all the parts which you removed while removing
the old heating element in reverse
method. Take care you don’t miss any part fitting.
This will help. Thanks.
Posted by charlymont... on
May 18, 2015 | Dryers
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