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LD505E Westinghouse dryer Wall mounting???

I have the dryer and the kit to wall mount it but there are no instructoins on how to mount it in the book.
IE: where the brackets go and measurements etc...
I presume the 2 brackets i got with the dryer are the right ones.
They are 2 bits of steal with a right angle,a hook and a base with holes for the bolts etc...
Please help!

ps: stange that there are brackets for this dryer but no instructions in booklet.????

E-mail addy is charlie_nz@hotmail.com

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  • cakea2 Jan 19, 2009

    I have the same problem, incredible not to have any instruction, the brackets looks ridiculous, they surely can't support the weight! please help!

  • Anonymous Mar 11, 2009

    I have the same prob also...i hope someone can help!!!!!!

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Hi Don.

All appliances must be installed, used, and also transported and stored with the top side up.

If the dryer is turned upside down the weight of the drum, motor and other parts will not be sustained anymore by the rollers and other structural parts located inside the appliance.
The dryer will start, but it will break down after a short usage.

There are also other safety issues involved.

The dryer cannot be installed upside down.

Regards.

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Try opening the door, spin the drum by hand, then qi\uickly close& press start. If this works, then the capacitor has failed. About $30, easy to replace.

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ALWAYS UNPLUG YOUR DRYER BEFORE ATTEMPTING TO DO ANY WORK ON IT.
Check to make sure you are getting full 220 Volt power to the dryer, if you are then:
Check your Wiring
Often the main wiring connection from the house, at the dryer, burns and the connection breaks.
If this has happened to your dryer, you need to replace the power cord and the terminal block inside the dryer to which the
wire is attached.
Check the Door Switch
If the door switch or the door-switch actuator is defective, the dryer won't work and you need to replace the failed
component. The switch is inside the dryer main housing near the door frame.
Sometimes you need to raise or open the top or front of the dryer to reach the switch.
Check for continuity you should have none with door open, and should have a reading when closed.
If not replace the door switch.
Check to make sure you heating problem is not a lint build up in the discharge hose or the dryer,as this condition can cause
heater/thermistor problems such as overheating of the heating coil leading to failure of the coil and burnout of the
thermostat/thermistor due to overheat.
Remove the back/or front just under the door of the machine and try to locate the air duct going from the blower to the drum. Normally inside/outside the air duct you will find the heating coil and the thermostats/thermistors. Once you have located the heating coil, remove the two wires from it and check the coil with an ohm meter across the two terminals of the coil.
You should read continuity across the terminals, if not you will need to replace the coil as it is faulty.
If the heating coil is ok, then:
You can check the thermostat/thermistor one at a time by removing the two wires and taping them together with electrical tape
or with an ohm meter to test the thermostat/thermistor. (Should have/show continuity)
If the coil heats up then replace the thermostat/thermistor.
(Thermal fuse.If it overheats the dryer will not operate. It's located on the blower housing. It cannot be reset. A vent clogged
with lint can cause it to overheat. You can test it with an Ohm meter or continuity checker, if no continuity, replace it)
DO NOT LEAVE THE WIRES TAPED TOGETHER AFTER THE TEST.
This could cause a FIRE, as you have removed the safety of overheat from the machine.
Right after replacing a dryer element, always run the dryer on 'air fluff' / 'no heat', and go outside to verify there's
plenty of air coming out your vent system.
If the vent's clogged, that new element can burn out very quickly.
For video and pictures on how to replace an element go to the following website:
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Hello Suznpete, welcome to FixYa. I will start by saying your post indicates it is a Westinghouse dryer, however if you could post the complete model number (the one provided doesn't appear to be complete) and the approximate age I can speak directly about possible causes/remedies instead of generalizing. I'll need to clarify the model number before detailing much of course. I'll need to watch for your reply before moving forward. Thank you for choosing FixYa. Regards, Macmarkus :)

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