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$13.44

Multi Rib Belt - 92-1/4"

This dryer drum belt has four ridges, three grooves and is 1/4" wide.

$28.20

Thermal Cut-Off Kit

This clothes dryer thermal cut-off kit includes one high limit thermostat with a limit of 250 degrees Fahrenheit, and one thermal cut-off fuse (309 degrees). This kit also includes flat heaters with jumper wires.

$16.64

Door Switch - 3 Wire

A door switch is a simple on/off mechanism that prohibits the dryer from operating when the door is open.

$37.76

Maintenance Kit

This kit comes with one multi-rib belt, two drum support rollers, one idler pulley, four tri-rings, and one clip. This part can be used with both gas and electric dryers.

$17.15

Drum Support Rollers

These two drum support rollers are no longer available for individual sale. Available in a package of two and it is recommended that you replace both rollers at once. These two rol...

$22.29

Internal-Bias Thermistor

Part may differ in appearance, but functions the same as original part. This part controls the temperature of the inside of the dryer drum and prevents the dryer from overheating.

$3.46

Leveling Foot

Sold individually.

$11.73

Idler Pulley Assembly

This part provides the tension required for a multi-ribbed belt. It also serves to help the belt to rotate the drum. This arm is what attaches to the idler pulley wheel.

$85.42

Drive Motor with Pulley

This motor fits most Whirlpool incorporated dryer brands before 1996. NOTE: Pulley is NOT available separately.

$5.59

Heating Element Connection Wire Kit

This kit is used for electric clothes dryers, and it comes with a yellow wire nut.

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No Heat

  • Customer: Vernon from Niceville FL
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 482 of 485 people found this instruction helpful
First tried heating element and thermal fuse with no luck. Ordered thermal cutoff and fixed problem. Had I used an ohm meter first I would have determined problem before having ordered heating element and fuse, as both had resistance. I wast just lazy and ordered the took the most common failed components first before taking dryer back off. read more

door switch was bad

  • Customer: pat from lisbon, OH
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Wrench set
  • 478 of 478 people found this instruction helpful
i was able to go on line with your company , find my dryer, order the part and had it the next day. fast , great , service read more

Dryer tub belt broke

  • Customer: Ray from Denton TX
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 444 of 466 people found this instruction helpful
Removed the two screws that attatch the lent channel to the top of the dryer, then lifted the top of the dryer by pushing in on the two locking tabs located at the front , left and right , corners of the dryer top with a small flat head screw driver. The top of the dryer will fold back out of the way. At this point I removed the two 1/4 inch screws that are ... read more