Clothes Dryer Repair Guide

You can solve most problems yourself—no experience necessary!

Required Tools for this Project

Have the necessary tools for this DIY project lined up before you start—you’ll save time and frustration.

  • 4-in-1 screwdriver
  • Putty knife
  • Shop vacuum
  • Socket/ratchet set

You’ll also need either a multimeter or a continuity tester and a small straight slot screwdriver.

Required Materials for this Project

Avoid last-minute shopping trips by having all your materials ready ahead of time. Here's a list.

  • Door switch
  • Drum support rollers
  • Thermal fuse
  • Radiant sensor
  • Igniter
  • Gas valve coils
  • Heating element (electric dryers)
  • Tensioner
  • Belt
  • Door latch
  • Door strike