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YWED9550WL0 Whirlpool Dryer - Overview

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$15.20

Thermal Fuse

This part is a one-time use thermal fuse which attaches to the blower wheel housing of your clothes dryer. It cannot be re-set and must be replaced when continuity between the pins...

$28.26

Lint Filter

This filter collects lint as it passes through the dryer vent.

$4.76

Door Catch Kit

This dryer door latch kit comes with one plastic door latch and one metal door strike.

$13.86

Idler Pulley with Tri-Ring and Gasket

A dryer's idler pulley helps the belt to rotate the drum. Also known as dryer belt tension pulley wheel.

$29.90

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.

$17.28

Multi Rib Belt

This dryer drum belt from Whirlpool/Kenmore has five ridges. It is used for many of Whirlpool's brands of clothes dryers. This flat belt is 1/4 of an inch wide.

$3.66

Leveling Foot

Sold individually.

$6.68

Heating Element Connection Wire Kit

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

$40.05

Dryer Repair Kit

This kit comes with one multi rib belt, four drum support rollers, one idler assembly, nine tri rings and one washer.

$17.91

Drum Support Roller

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Dryer was working, but no heat.

  • Customer: ANTHONY from CHESHIRE CT
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 810 of 941 people found this instruction helpful
First I unplugged the dryer, then removed the back panel, this exposed most all of the wiring and I could see the heater coils.
Not knowing what the problem was I started looking at the coils and could not see any broken parts.
So then checked the thermal fuse for continuity I removed the two wires from it with a small pair of needle nose pliers, ... read more

Door wouldn't latch.

  • Customer: Melody from North Las Vegas NV
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 145 of 215 people found this instruction helpful
I can't believe I waited so long to find this part and do this. I got the package very fast, opened it, took the piece to my dryer and popped it into place with my fingers. It worked perfectly! this took all of two minutes and saved me from having to hold the dryer door closed with a stick. Thank you, thank you!!! read more

Dryer overheated, blew out thermal fuse

  • Customer: Steven from East Norriton PA
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: More than 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Socket set
  • 90 of 104 people found this instruction helpful
I started to repair this and got busy and ended up calling a repair service -- that was the first time. They repaired it for over $200 and said the cause was bad venting. I fixed the vent before using the fixed dryer but it blew again. So I ordered these parts and replaced them myself for a lot of savings. However, the dryer still overheated. Through lo... read more