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How To Fix an Electric Dryer

Appliance repairs are nearly inevitable, but dont despair, fixing a clothes dryer isn't that difficult. The most important thing is to understand how a dryer works and how to diagnose the problem. We'll show you how to figure out what is wrong and how to repair an electric dryer. Plus, we can point you in the right direction to help find the required clothes dryer parts to fix your appliance.

How an Electric Dryer Works
Troubleshooting Dryer Problems
Dryer Tips & Advice

Electric Dryer Repair Guide

Testing & Repair Instructions

Air flow Check  
Baffles Check  
Belt Check  
Blower Wheel Check  
Centrifugal switch    
Door switch Check  
Heating element    
Idler pulley Check  
Level the dryer    
Lint trap    
Moisture sensor    
Power Cord (3 wire or 4 wire)   Replace
Start switch Test
Support rollers
Safety fuse Check
Temperature selector switch
Thermostats Check  
Timer motor
Vent Check Replace

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