At Bell’s Appliance Service, we offer many appliance installation and repair services that you can trust. With stores in Greenville and Jacksonville, North Carolina, we also service areas such as Kinston, New Bern, Swansboro, Atlantic Beach, Surf City, Topsail Beach, Tarboro, Pine Knoll Shores, Onslow County, and Pitt County in North Carolina. We offer excellent household appliance installation, so if you need your refrigerator repaired or a new oven installed, we’re here to help! We’re a locally owned, family-operated business, and we specialize in appliance repair, installation, and maintenance services.

Sometimes people don’t have the time, energy, or skills to fix their broken household appliances. We totally understand that. The next concern is cost: how much will it cost to fix your broken dryer? Or maybe you’re thinking: is it even worth it to repair? Would it be easier to replace my broken dryer and get a new one altogether? We’re here to help. According to Home Advisor, here are some helpful facts and tips about your broken dryer, and whether you should repair it or replace it:

How Much Does It Cost to Repair a Dryer?

Dryer repair costs average $180, depending on the job and the type of appliance you have. You may need service if you notice these issues:

  • No heat.
  • Unusual drum movement.
  • Overheating machine that shuts off.
  • Bad electrical connections.

Gas Dryer Repair

Gas dryers run about $50 to $150 more than electric models, but cost less to power. Since these units have a different system, you may need to repair or replace these components:

  • Igniters.
  • Flame sensors.
  • Gas valves.
  • Thermal fuses.

Dryer Belt Replacement

Replacing a dryer belt costs about $200 if you hire a pro, or $10 to $20 for DIY. You’ll need to follow these steps:

  1. Remove the lint filter.
  2. Pop off the top of the machine.
  3. Remove the screws and detach the front.
  4. Remove the old belt.
  5. Vacuum out the dirt and debris around it.
  6. Place the new belt where the old one used to be.
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