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Whirlpool/Kenmore Electric Dryer Timer Assembly #8566184

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This video provides step-by-step instructions for replacing the timer assembly on Maytag electric dryers. The most common reasons for replacing the timer assembly are when the dryer doesn’t heat or won’t start.

All of the information in this timer assembly replacement video is applicable to the following brands: Maytag, Whirlpool, Crosley, Kenmore, Inglis

Tools used: hex socket

Step By Step Instructions

1
As with any repair, be sure you unplug the appliance before beginning.
2
Your first step is to remove the timer assembly knob. This may require some effort - You can use string or wire to help pry it off.
3
Next, remove the control panel’s back panel to access the assembly itself.
4
Remove the screws attached to the back of the assembly to release the old timer.
5
Prepare the new timer assembly by transferring the wires from the old part to the new one.
6
Use the rear mounting screws to secure the timer assembly to the control panel.
7
Replace the back panel and secure the screws.
8
Reinstall the timer assembly knob.
9
Now, plug the appliance back in to make sure it’s functioning properly.
Description
This video provides step-by-step instructions for replacing the timer assembly on Maytag electric dryers. The most common reasons for replacing the timer assembly are when the dryer doesn’t heat or won’t start.

All of the information in this timer assembly replacement video is applicable to the following brands: Maytag, Whirlpool, Crosley, Kenmore, Inglis

Tools used: hex socket
Step-By-Step Instructions
1
As with any repair, be sure you unplug the appliance before beginning.
2
Your first step is to remove the timer assembly knob. This may require some effort - You can use string or wire to help pry it off.
3
Next, remove the control panel’s back panel to access the assembly itself.
4
Remove the screws attached to the back of the assembly to release the old timer.
5
Prepare the new timer assembly by transferring the wires from the old part to the new one.
6
Use the rear mounting screws to secure the timer assembly to the control panel.
7
Replace the back panel and secure the screws.
8
Reinstall the timer assembly knob.
9
Now, plug the appliance back in to make sure it’s functioning properly.

Applicable Product Model

Dryer
Brand
Product Type
Model
Subtype
Electric
Product Diagram & Manuals
Parts Needed
Timer
Timer
$199.19
Recommended Tools and Accessories
Cleaner
Cleaner
$14.18
Total$0.00

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