Model #OEM3-GEQ8858JQ1 WHIRLPOOL Residential Dryer

  • Top And Console/lit/optional
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Q:

replaced heating element on whirlpool dryer. forgot to mark wires. need to know if solid red wire attaches at top or bottom. other wire is red with white strip

A:

Thank you for your question.

I am sorry you are having a problem with the dyer. When it comes to connecting the wires to the element on the dryer it does not matter which element wire connect to which terminal. Just make sure the solid red wire and the red with white connect to the element. I have provided you with the wiring diagram below.

Please let me know if you need further assistance on the repair of the dryer.

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Mark T.

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Mark T -
Sears Technician
February 22, 2011
Q:

How do I access the heating element in a Whirlpool dryer?

A:

I added the instructions in the image below. NOTE: Disconnect the power cord from the power source before removing the lower access panel and heater.

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Joey S -
Sears Technician
March 22, 2010