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Whirlpool/Kenmore Electric Dryer Temperature Switch #8578352

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This video provides step-by-step repair instructions for replacing the temperature switch on a Whirlpool/Kenmore electric dryer. The most common reason for replacing the temperature switch is when the temperature selector is not changing the temperature of the drying cycles.

All of the information for this temperature switch replacement video is applicable to the following brands:
Maytag, Whirlpool, Amana, Kenmore

Tools needed: 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 temperature switch 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 switch itself.
4
Pull the tab and rotate the old switch to release.
5
Disconnect the wires.
6
You’re now ready to install the new temperature switch.
7
Reattach the wires then insert the switch into the control panel and rotate until it snaps into position.
8
Replace the back panel and secure the screws.
9
Reinstall the temperature switch knob 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 temperature switch on a Whirlpool/Kenmore electric dryer. The most common reason for replacing the temperature switch is when the temperature selector is not changing the temperature of the drying cycles.

All of the information for this temperature switch replacement video is applicable to the following brands:
Maytag, Whirlpool, Amana, Kenmore

Tools needed: 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 temperature switch 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 switch itself.
4
Pull the tab and rotate the old switch to release.
5
Disconnect the wires.
6
You’re now ready to install the new temperature switch.
7
Reattach the wires then insert the switch into the control panel and rotate until it snaps into position.
8
Replace the back panel and secure the screws.
9
Reinstall the temperature switch knob and 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
Temperature Switch
Temperature Switch
$NaN
100% Off MSRP: $29.80
Recommended Tools and Accessories
Cleaner
Cleaner
$14.18
Total$0.00

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