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How long does an average dryer repair take?

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The average dryer repair takes about an hour, according to The Family Handyman. Basic household tools and a continuity tester or multimeter are the only requirements for a homeowner to fix about 90 percent of dryer problems. Extra time may be needed to locate replacement parts.

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How long does an average dryer repair take?
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The Family Handyman gives clear instructions about basic dryer repair, such as dryer disassembly, door switches, thumping noises, heat problems and belt replacement. It also includes a quick fix for dryer doors that don't stay shut. Tools required for typical repairs include a set of socket wrenches, a four-in-one screwdriver, a putty knife and a shop vacuum.

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