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Dryer Parts

Whirlpool Dryer Not Heating

Model #LEP6646AW0, the complaint was the unit would not dry clothes and the customer would need to start the dryer several times just to get one load dry. Needing multiple cycles to dry a load of clothes is a sure sign of a restricted venting system and this was most likely the case here. But this dryer was not heating…

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Whirlpool Dryer Runs to Long

Model #WED9400SW0, this Duet styled dryer would dry clothes properly, but the display would count down to around 8 minutes remaining, and then would just keep running until the customer shut the unit off manually. And to make the trouble shooting process just a little bit harder, this unit was only 3 months old, and installed in a garage without…

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Kenmore Dryer Stops During a Cycle

Model #110.96592220, this dryer (Whirlpool made BTW) would stop during the drying cycle requiring the customer to turn the unit back on before it would continue to dry. This problem continued throughout the entire cycle so the customer was a bit frustrated with making multiple trips to the laundry room. A few days of this and she was ready for…

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Whirlpool Dryer Rubbing Noise

Model #LEW0050PQ3, this small 24 inch electric dryer had started to make a rubbing sound while in use. The noise seemed to come and go while in use, but was definitely getting worse with time. Due to it’s location inside a closet, and stacked on top of the washer, it was difficult to determine the source of the noise, so…

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GE Dryer making Noise

Model #DDG9280DBLWH, this dryer had started making noise during the cycle recently, but it was at least tolerable with the door to the laundry room closed. As the weeks went on, the noise became much more frequent and progressively louder. The temporary solution was to start the dryer then leave the house, not recommended, but eventually the desire for a…

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Whirlpool Dryer no Display

Model #GEW9250PW0, the customers dryer recently was subjected to some adverse power conditions after a prolonged outage in their neighborhood. After the power came back on, all the electronic devices in the home seemed to be fine, with the exception of the dryer. The display and indicator lights were no longer illuminated and pressing the buttons on the panel didn’t…

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Time to Replace your Washer Fill Hoses

Washer repair on a dryer repair blog?  Sure, the washer really is the partner in the laundry room and since they work so well together, I find it to be just as important to maintain one as the other. And probably the easiest thing you can do to ensure limiting potential home damage is to replace your washer fill hoses…

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Kenmore Dryer Drum Loose

Model #41779052991 this smaller gas dryer, made by Frigidaire by the way, seemed to be working fine, but while I was out doing some work on the washer, the customer asked if I could have a look and make sure everything was alright. With no specific complaint, I set out to do a thorough cleaning of the dryers interior and…

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Fisher & Paykel Dryer making Noise

Model #DEGX2, this dryer from Fisher & Paykel is rather unique in the world of clothes dryers in that it loads from the top, and the drying drum is mounted on a horizontal axis from side to side. A design that works great with their high efficiency top load washers because it reduces the bending usually required to add or…

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Whirlpool Dryer Catches Fire

Model #LEW0050PQ2, this compact 24″ dryer caught fire near the heating element in the rear of the unit setting off the house smoke detectors. Fortunately, the fire was very small in scale because once the fire started, the heating element wire melted opening the electrical circuit and shutting off the heat source. With the heat gone, the lint which was…

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