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How to Install the Heating Element of Maytag Amana Dryer?

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) There 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) The 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.
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model #MDE8057AYW I need to know how to get the lid off so I can see if I need a new belt


1.Unplug the electrical cord of the Maytag electric dryer from the electrical outlet.
2.Open the dryer door and locate the four screws on the inside,unfastening the screws with a screwdriver.
3.Pull on the corners of the top front panel,rolling the corners forward to release the clips.
4.Tip the front panel straight out and slide it up until the panel comes loose of the clips.
5.Set the front panel aside and slide the top of the dryer forward.
6.Lift the top of the Maytag electric dryer up,tilting it back and resting it against the wall.

Aug 28, 2010 | Maytag Neptune MDE5500AY Electric Dryer

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from three prong to four prong


Hello There,

your hooking up 2 Hots 1 Neutral and 1 Ground

240v

you need to consult a electrician for reason that 240 is a very high voltage and will kill you.

your outlet has to match your plug and how its wired into the Panel

Double Pole Breaker 50amp no less

2 hots go to breaker from outlet red / black
1 neutral goes to neutral bus bar in panel from outlet
1 ground goes to ground bus bar in panel from outlet

that equals your four wires

Mar 20, 2009 | Whirlpool LER5636P Electric Dryer

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how do you remove cover on sx270 optiplex to upgrade memory?


Opening the Computer Cover Dell™ OptiPlex™ GX260 Systems User's Guide
caution.gif CAUTION: Before you begin any of the procedures in this section, follow the steps in "CAUTION: Safety Instructions." caution.gif CAUTION: To guard against electrical shock, always unplug your computer from the electrical outlet before opening the cover.
  1. Perform an orderly computer shutdown using the operating system menu.

notice.gif NOTICE: To disconnect a network cable, first unplug the cable from your computer, and then unplug it from the network wall jack.
  1. Turn off any attached devices and disconnect them from their electrical outlets.

  2. Disconnect the computer power cable from the wall outlet, and then press the power button to ground the system board.

  3. Remove the computer stand, if it is attached.

  4. If you have installed a padlock through the padlock ring on the back panel, remove the padlock.

notice.gif NOTICE: Ensure that there is sufficient space to support the open cover—at least 30 cm (1 ft) of desktop space.
  1. Locate the two release buttons shown in the illustration, then press the two release buttons as you lift the cover.

notice.gif NOTICE: Open the cover slowly to ensure that you do not damage any cables. Raise the back of the cover, and pivot it toward the front of the computer

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