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Whirlpool/Kenmore Electric Dryer Terminal Kit Replacement #279318

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This video provides step-by-step repair instructions for replacing the terminal kit (terminal connection and wire) on a Whirlpool/Kenmore electric dryer. The most common reason for replacing the terminal kit is when the wires are burnt out.

All of the information for this terminal kit replacement video is applicable to the following brands:
Kenmore, Whirlpool, Maytag, KitchenAid, Roper, Estate, Crosley, Amana, Inglis, Admiral

Tools needed: hex socket, flat head screwdriver, Phillips head screwdriver, wire cutter

Step By Step Instructions

1
As with any repair, be sure you’ve unplugged the appliance before beginning.
2
Your first step is to remove the power cord access panel.
3
Once the panel is off, be sure to note the correct location of all wires before continuing.
4
Next, remove the screws to release the power cord wires.
5
If applicable to your model, remove the neutral wire from the grounding screw. then remove the two mounting screws to detach the terminal block.
6
Using a small flathead screwdriver, push down the tab in the back to release each of the three terminal block wires then, remove the three terminal nuts.
7
Trim back all three wires to remove the damaged section and strip off a half-inch of insulation from each.
8
Prepare the new wire ends for installation by removing the pre-cut insulation.
9
Match each of the new wire ends to the correct trimmed wire and use the wire nut to connect them
10
Insert the terminal nuts into the block and reattach each wire in its appropriate slot.
11
Secure the block with the mounting screws.
12
If applicable, attach the neutral wire to the grounding screw.
13
Reinstall the power cord wires.
14
Replace the access panel and plug the appliance back in to make sure it’s functioning properly.
Description
This video provides step-by-step repair instructions for replacing the terminal kit (terminal connection and wire) on a Whirlpool/Kenmore electric dryer. The most common reason for replacing the terminal kit is when the wires are burnt out.

All of the information for this terminal kit replacement video is applicable to the following brands:
Kenmore, Whirlpool, Maytag, KitchenAid, Roper, Estate, Crosley, Amana, Inglis, Admiral

Tools needed: hex socket, flat head screwdriver, Phillips head screwdriver, wire cutter
Step-By-Step Instructions
1
As with any repair, be sure you’ve unplugged the appliance before beginning.
2
Your first step is to remove the power cord access panel.
3
Once the panel is off, be sure to note the correct location of all wires before continuing.
4
Next, remove the screws to release the power cord wires.
5
If applicable to your model, remove the neutral wire from the grounding screw. then remove the two mounting screws to detach the terminal block.
6
Using a small flathead screwdriver, push down the tab in the back to release each of the three terminal block wires then, remove the three terminal nuts.
7
Trim back all three wires to remove the damaged section and strip off a half-inch of insulation from each.
8
Prepare the new wire ends for installation by removing the pre-cut insulation.
9
Match each of the new wire ends to the correct trimmed wire and use the wire nut to connect them
10
Insert the terminal nuts into the block and reattach each wire in its appropriate slot.
11
Secure the block with the mounting screws.
12
If applicable, attach the neutral wire to the grounding screw.
13
Reinstall the power cord wires.
14
Replace the access panel and plug the appliance back in to make sure it’s functioning properly.

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