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LG Electric Dryer Lint Filter Grille Replacement #3550EL1006B

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This video provides step-by-step instructions for replacing the lint filter guide and grille on LG and Kenmore electric dryers. The most common reason for replacing the lint filter guide and grille is when they are broken, which can make it easier for lint to get into the dryer vents.

All of the information in this lint filter grille replacement video is applicable to the following brands: LG, Kenmore

Step By Step Instructions

1
As with any repair, you should unplug the appliance before beginning.
2
To make replacing the lint filter grille easier, we recommend you remove the front bulkhead.
3
To do this, remove the screws securing the main top to the cabinet.
4
Slide the top back and lift up to remove.
5
Next, uninstall the screws securing the control panel.
6
Now lift up the tabs to detach the control panel from the support bracket and move it out of the way.
7
Remove the screws securing the support bracket then lift the bracket up.
8
Detach the door switch wire harness remove the wire from the retainer and set the bracket aside.
9
Open the dryer door and remove the lower two screws to release the front panel.
10
Pull the panel forward and lift up to remove.
11
Disconnect the light switch wire harness and moisture sensor wire harness.
12
Remove the mounting bracket screws and the screw securing the duct housing to the blower assembly.
13
Now lift the front bulkhead up and pull it forward to remove.
14
Set the bulkhead on a sturdy surface and pull out the lint filter.
15
Now remove the screws securing the lint filter grille.
16
Lift off the old grille.
17
Install the new lint filter grille by aligning it on the front bulkhead then secure it with the screws.
18
Insert the lint filter.
19
Replace the front bulkhead by inserting the bracket tabs into the slots in the side panels and aligning the drum on the front rollers.
20
Secure the bulkhead with the bracket screws.
21
Replace the duct housing screw.
22
Reconnect the moisture sensor wire harness and the light switch wire harness.
23
Replace the front panel by aligning the slots in the panel with the tabs on the frame.
24
Position the panel open the door and replace the screws to secure.
25
Reposition the support bracket by inserting the tabs into the slots in the side panels.
26
Reattach the door switch wire harness and secure the wire in the retainer.
27
Replace all of the screws.
28
Reposition the control panel and snap it into place.
29
Reinstall the screws.
30
Align the main top on the cabinet then push forward.
31
Secure the screws in the back.
32
You’re now ready to plug the power cord back in and confirm that the dryer is functioning properly.
Description
This video provides step-by-step instructions for replacing the lint filter guide and grille on LG and Kenmore electric dryers. The most common reason for replacing the lint filter guide and grille is when they are broken, which can make it easier for lint to get into the dryer vents.

All of the information in this lint filter grille replacement video is applicable to the following brands: LG, Kenmore
Step-By-Step Instructions
1
As with any repair, you should unplug the appliance before beginning.
2
To make replacing the lint filter grille easier, we recommend you remove the front bulkhead.
3
To do this, remove the screws securing the main top to the cabinet.
4
Slide the top back and lift up to remove.
5
Next, uninstall the screws securing the control panel.
6
Now lift up the tabs to detach the control panel from the support bracket and move it out of the way.
7
Remove the screws securing the support bracket then lift the bracket up.
8
Detach the door switch wire harness remove the wire from the retainer and set the bracket aside.
9
Open the dryer door and remove the lower two screws to release the front panel.
10
Pull the panel forward and lift up to remove.
11
Disconnect the light switch wire harness and moisture sensor wire harness.
12
Remove the mounting bracket screws and the screw securing the duct housing to the blower assembly.
13
Now lift the front bulkhead up and pull it forward to remove.
14
Set the bulkhead on a sturdy surface and pull out the lint filter.
15
Now remove the screws securing the lint filter grille.
16
Lift off the old grille.
17
Install the new lint filter grille by aligning it on the front bulkhead then secure it with the screws.
18
Insert the lint filter.
19
Replace the front bulkhead by inserting the bracket tabs into the slots in the side panels and aligning the drum on the front rollers.
20
Secure the bulkhead with the bracket screws.
21
Replace the duct housing screw.
22
Reconnect the moisture sensor wire harness and the light switch wire harness.
23
Replace the front panel by aligning the slots in the panel with the tabs on the frame.
24
Position the panel open the door and replace the screws to secure.
25
Reposition the support bracket by inserting the tabs into the slots in the side panels.
26
Reattach the door switch wire harness and secure the wire in the retainer.
27
Replace all of the screws.
28
Reposition the control panel and snap it into place.
29
Reinstall the screws.
30
Align the main top on the cabinet then push forward.
31
Secure the screws in the back.
32
You’re now ready to plug the power cord back in and confirm that the dryer is functioning properly.

Applicable Product Model

Dryer
Brand
Product Type
Model
Subtype
Electric
Parts Needed
Recommended Tools and Accessories
Cleaner
Cleaner
$8.99
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