These dryer articles and videos from Sears PartsDirect can help you get the best performance from your dryer. From how to keep your dryer clean to troubleshooting heating problems, we have the tips and advice to keep your dryer working load after load. For more DIY advice, check out our dryer repair help section for error code information, common symptoms and their causes and step-by-step repair instructions.
Find out what’s wrong with your appliance by following a circuit.
Learn how to decipher symbols so you can buy the right part for your problem.
Learn some of the most common symbols found in a wiring diagram and what they mean.
These easy tests will help you check the heating element, high-limit thermostat, timer, thermal cut-off fuse and operating thermostat.
Numerous components could be to blame for no heat in the dryer. Diagnose and fix the problem.
Learn what four things to check if your electric dryer won't start or run.
Take our quiz to see how well you treat your appliances. Then, find out what you can do to help them last longer.
This easy-to-follow advice helps your dryer run efficiently, so you spend less on energy and your clothes dry faster.
Learn how to use a multimeter to check for wiring problems in an appliance that's not working
Check out some common causes if your dryer won’t heat or start, and learn how you can repair the problem yourself.
Read about how you can keep you Kenmore hybrid heat pump dryer maintained.
Learn how you can extend the life of a Whirlpool hybrid heat pump dryer by keeping the filters clean.
See where you should look when trying to locate the model tag on a kitchen or laundry appliance.
These easy fixes will help your laundry dry faster.
The heating element in an electric dryer generates the dryer's heat—it's one of the first things to check if the air in the dryer doesn't get warm. If it's damaged, this repair guide will show you how to replace the heating element.
When the air in the dryer overheats—usually because the vent is clogged—the thermal fuse blows, stopping the dryer. You can't reset the fuse; you must replace it.
The thermal cut-off fuse shuts off the heat if the dryer overheats when the high-limit thermostat fails. The thermal cut-off fuse kit includes both parts.