Maytag Dryer Cycling Thermostat Replacement #WP503979

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This video provides step-by-step instructions for replacing the cycling thermostat on Maytag dryers. The most common reason for replacing the thermostat is the dryer taking to long to dry.

All of the information in this cycling thermostat replacement video is applicable to the following brands: Maytag

Tools used: 5/16" nut driver

Step By Step Instructions

1
Before you replace the cycling thermostat in your dryer be sure to unplug the power cord.
2
Use a 5/16th inch socket or nut driver to unthread the screws securing the lower access panel.
3
Detach the panel.
4
Note the orientation of the wires connected to the thermostat then disconnect them.
5
Unthread the mounting screws to release the old thermostat.
6
Install the new cycling thermostat by first aligning it on the heater then position both on the blower housing.
7
Thread the mounting screws to secure both components.
8
Connect the wires to the appropriate terminals.
9
Realign the lower access panel and secure it with the screws.
10
With the repair completed plug the power cord back in and your dryer should be ready for use.
Description
This video provides step-by-step instructions for replacing the cycling thermostat on Maytag dryers. The most common reason for replacing the thermostat is the dryer taking to long to dry.

All of the information in this cycling thermostat replacement video is applicable to the following brands: Maytag

Tools used: 5/16" nut driver
Step-By-Step Instructions
1
Before you replace the cycling thermostat in your dryer be sure to unplug the power cord.
2
Use a 5/16th inch socket or nut driver to unthread the screws securing the lower access panel.
3
Detach the panel.
4
Note the orientation of the wires connected to the thermostat then disconnect them.
5
Unthread the mounting screws to release the old thermostat.
6
Install the new cycling thermostat by first aligning it on the heater then position both on the blower housing.
7
Thread the mounting screws to secure both components.
8
Connect the wires to the appropriate terminals.
9
Realign the lower access panel and secure it with the screws.
10
With the repair completed plug the power cord back in and your dryer should be ready for use.

Applicable Product Model

Dryer
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