Troubleshooting and Repairing a GE Dryer That Doesn’t Produce Heat

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Discovering your electric GE dryer model DBXR453EAWW is no longer producing heat is beyond frustrating, and while a non-heating dryer can indicate a new appliance is needed, more often than not, it simply means a faulty component needs replacing. Although there are a handful of parts that can stop your dryer from heating, two of the most common are a defective … Read More

How to Repair a Maytag Gas Dryer That Isn’t Producing Heat

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When your Maytag gas dryer model MGDX655DW is no longer generating heat, your laundry routine can get a bit chaotic. However, before you start disassembling your appliance to search for a possible malfunction, take a minute to rule out an airflow issue by inspecting your dryer’s venting system. If you don’t find any obstructions interrupting the appliance’s air circulation, it’s time to … Read More

How to Avoid Harming Your Maytag Dryer

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Using and caring for your dryer seems like a pretty straightforward process. First, you take your clothes out of the washer and toss them into your dryer. Second, you choose a setting and hit the start button. Third, when the timer goes off, you take your clothes out and clean the lint trap. As easy as that process seems, what … Read More

How to Replace a Worn Idler Pulley in Your GE Dryer

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There is a good chance a worn idler pulley in your GE electric dryer model DBXR453EAAA is behind the squealing noise your appliance is currently making. The pulley is located between the drum and motor pulley, and its job is to create tension on the dryer belt, which helps rotate the dryer drum. Due to the high speed, the idler pulley spins … Read More

How to Repair a Kenmore Dryer that Overheats

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If your dryer seems like it’s heating at one temperature and that temperature has been charring your clothes, there is a high probability that the heating element has shorted out and needs to be replaced. It might seem odd that the cause of an overheated dryer would be a malfunctioning heating element. This particular dryer repair could entail a thermostat, a … Read More

How to Diagnose and Repair a Noisy Dryer

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Clip-clop, clip-clop, click, clang, clunk, goes the sound of your clothes dryer. Lately, your dryer is producing some incredible sounds that you have never heard before. Your clothes are coming out dry, but the sounds are growing louder and louder with each drying session. It’s time to take a look and see if you can do something about it. This … Read More

How to Replace a Whirlpool Dryer’s Igniter 279311

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If your dryer isn’t heating up, the igniter could be at fault. These parts are very fragile and break easily. Order a replacement igniter (part #279311 for Whirlpool dryers) and follow these steps to replace it. How to Access the Igniter 1. Unplug the dryer and turn off the circuit breaker. This is a necessary first step before any repair or part … Read More

Your Dryer Vent – Clean it Regularly

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Regularly maintaining appliances is a proven way to help them last longer and it also helps the appliance owner save money from more efficient use as well.  In the case of a clothes dryer, regularly cleaning the dryer vent system is also a safety issue.  In this post, we will outline how investing a small amount of time in dryer … Read More

Dryer Repair: Replacing the High Limit Thermostat on Your Whirlpool Appliance

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If your dryer is either not heating at all or it’s overheating, then your high limit thermostat probably needs to be replaced. This is a simple repair that takes just a few minutes, so if you have a Whirlpool brand dryer (including their manufactured brands such as Kenmore, KitchenAid, Amana, and others), then these instructions will match up with your … Read More