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11741405-1-S-Whirlpool-WP3387134-Thermostat, Internal-Bias
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Thermostat, Internal-Bias

PartSelect Number PS11741405

A cycling thermostat is in tune with the temperature of your dryer and regulates it in order to maintain a certain temperature. This thermostat reaches a temperature of 155 degrees and will then turn off and then on again once it has dropped by 25 degrees. If your dryer is not giving off enough heat, is over-heating, is not turning on, or is having issues with the timer functionality, this could indicate an issue with the thermostat. The installation of the cycling thermostat is simple and the only tool required is a 1/4 inch nut driver (and gloves for safety).

This part works with the following brands: Whirlpool, Kenmore, Maytag, KitchenAid, Roper, Estate, Crosley, Inglis, Amana, Admiral, Magic Chef, Jenn-Air.

This part works with the following products: Dryer, Washer Dryer Combo.

This part fixes the following symptoms:

  • No heat or not enough heat.
  • Takes too long to dry.
  • Will Not Start.
  • Timer will not advance.
  • Too hot.
  • Shuts off too soon.
  • Will not shut off.
  • Will not tumble.

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3 of 5 people found this instruction helpful

Parts Used:
Level of Difficulty: Really Easy
Time to do repair: 15 - 30 mins
Tools: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
Customer: Albert from Friendswood, TX

Would not run at all. Unit was overheating before it stopped completely.

Installed fuse and two thermostat parts. Your system of correlating problem to part needed to fix the problem is a really good system.

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Parts Used:
  • Thermostat, Internal-Bias
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Time to do repair: Less than 15 mins
Tools: Nutdriver
Customer: Luke from Elmira, NY

Dryer would leave clothes damp

First, I unplugged the dyer and then I removed all of the screws for the panel that covers the rear of the dryer. This exposed the cycling thermostat's location. I then removed the wires, one at a time so I would be able to put them back on in the same place. Then I removed the one screw using a nut driver and then put the new cycling thermostat in place. It was pretty easy.

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Parts Used:
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Time to do repair: 15 - 30 mins
Tools: Nutdriver
Customer: Miguel from Watsonville, CA

Working but no heat.

Just removed the back panel with nut driver . Located the parts and replaced one at a t-ime. I replaced all the parts that I order , so I really can't say which part fixed it. But working good now.

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Parts Used:
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Time to do repair: 30 - 60 mins
Tools: Pliers, Screw drivers, Socket set
Customer: Chris from Inman, SC

The dryer would not turn on and the autodry feature quit working.

First I removed the back of the dryer. Then I used a multimeter to check the thermostsats and the one time use fuse. I found that the fuse had burnt out and one of the thermostats ha checked bad. I changed the fuse by removeing the one screw and lifting the fuse out. Replaced the fuse and reinstalled. I also made sure that the fan for the dyer and the lint trap area were clean. I also changed both of the thermostats while I had the dryer apart. Reassembled the dryer. Everything worked. NICE! No repair bills or buying a new unit.

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Parts Used:
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Time to do repair: Less than 15 mins
Tools: Pliers, Screw drivers, Socket set
Customer: Jennifer from Charleston, TN

Clothes took way too long to dry (1-3 hours)

The first thing I did was google "whirlpool dryer repair drying takes too long" to determine all of the possible parts I needed to order (the result was 3 possible parts, a heating element and two different thermostats). I then went to www.partselect.com (I'm a repeat customer) and searched the parts using the dryer model number listed just inside the door. I then printed the dryer model diagram off of the www.partselect.com website to determine the location of all the parts and how to replace them. Our first purchase was the new heating element from the www.partselect.com website, received it in just a couple of days and replaced it, but that did not fix the problem. We then ordered the two thermostats, again received them in 2-3 days, replaced them, and were drying clothes in <30 min. in no time! All we had to do was unplug the dryer, disconnect the vent hose, take the back off, unscrew each thermostat, disconnect the wires, install the new thermostats, reconnect the wires, screw the thermostats back in place, replace the back cover, reconnect the vent hose and plug the dryer back in. It took <15 min. for the complete repair! Thanks, www.partselect.com! I will continue to be a repeat customer!!!!!

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Parts Used:
  • Thermostat, Internal-Bias
Level of Difficulty: Very Easy
Time to do repair: 15 - 30 mins
Tools: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
Customer: joe from DANBURY, CT

No heat wont shut off

uplug dryer take off back panel replace thermostat. easy , but did not fix the problem call local appliance store Lew Whites ( got them on speed dial) Pat sold me a new dryer. used the money I was saving to replace bad pitman arm on my truck. wife likes new dryer.

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Parts Used:
Level of Difficulty: Really Easy
Time to do repair: 30 - 60 mins
Tools: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
Customer: Susan from APPLE VALLEY, CA

No heat

I replaced the Coil Kit, & Internal-Bias thermostat, It cured the problem, I removed the door the front panel came off easily every thing was exposed thermostat has 4 wires clipped to it & is mounted with 2 screws the coils had 2 Phillip screws holding them in place, Not hard to do at all. Thanks Ed

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Parts Used:
Level of Difficulty: Really Easy
Time to do repair: 30 - 60 mins
Tools: Nutdriver, Pliers
Customer: Doug from NEW BRAUNFELS, TX

No heat

Followed the video - easy!

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Parts Used:
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Time to do repair: 1- 2 hours
Tools: Pliers, Screw drivers, Socket set
Customer: Bob from SOUTH WINDSOR, CT

N o heat

Did not have a voltmeter to diagnose so bought several thermostats ,fuses, heating element .Replaced them all and the culprit was one of the the thermostats.Good investment and easy install.

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Parts Used:
  • Thermostat, Internal-Bias
Level of Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
Time to do repair: 1- 2 hours
Tools: Screw drivers, Socket set
Customer: Jon from SIMI VALLEY, CA

Pushing start button made buzzing sound but dryer didn't start.

The repair video provided for this model 110.97584810 gave erroneous info. It says to remove the back vent cover. The back on this model is not removable. I wasted an hour trying to remove back and top of dryer before discovering that the bottom front panel below the door pops off. Then the cover of the blower must be removed by removing two screws. The thermostat part can then be accessed and replaced as shown in the video. You'll need a 1/4" rachet to remove the screws as there isn't space to use a nut driver. Note that the statement in the video "This repair is done all from the back" is completely wrong. It is done entirely from the front. It can be done without even moving the dryer.

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Parts Used:
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Time to do repair: 30 - 60 mins
Tools: Screw drivers
Customer: Michael from LAKE FOREST, CA

Dryer not heating after 5-10 minutes

Remove the dryer door hinges from whichever side they are attached to.Remove the two plastic tabs on the opposite side from hinges. Tilt the front panel forward and lift to remove. All the parts are located in the bottom front side of dryer. Two screws remove coil valve cover, the coils slide upward for removal. One coil has two prongs, one has three, replace them in correct positions and reattach cover. One screw holds igniter in place, remove and unplug old one, carefully install new one so not to damage it. Thermostat has one screw holding it in, remove and unplug four wires, remember to plug each wire into new thermostat before removing the next one so you don't wire it incorrectly. Reinstall front panel of dryer and you're done.

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Parts Used:
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Time to do repair: More than 2 hours
Tools: Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers
Customer: Matthew from INDIANAPOLIS, IN

Low heat, too long to dry, seal loose and deformed

Thermostats go right in after removing the back. Drum felt seal manufacturer's written instructions and diagram were not clear. The projecting part in the middle of the felt needs to cover the rear drum edge to prevent metal-to-metal contact of the spinning drum with the rear inside bulkhead. The PartSelect video that shows this cannot be viewed in my web browser, Chrome. User the Explorer browser to be able to see the videos to see how to do it. The front panel screw boltclips were loose. Tape them in place before repositioning the front panel. The time to repair included letting the seal adhesive/glue dry. Let it dry completely outdoors since it is stinky.

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Parts Used:
Level of Difficulty: Really Easy
Time to do repair: Less than 15 mins
Tools: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
Customer: Ricardo from JOLIET, IL

Only cold was blowing

I take me less then 15 min easy to change parts all you need is a screwdriver and replace the parts save me some good money thanks.??

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Parts Used:
Level of Difficulty: Very Easy
Time to do repair: 15 - 30 mins
Tools: Nutdriver
Customer: john from kennedy, NY

Our dryer wouldnt heat

it was very easy just had to take two nuts off and wires and reapply

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Parts Used:
  • Thermostat, Internal-Bias
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Time to do repair: 30 - 60 mins
Tools: Screw drivers, Socket set
Customer: Michael from LAKE FOREST, CA

Heat stopped after a few minutes

Read this site and saw many fixed the problem with a new thermostat. Ordered one and it was simple to replace. Just removed the back panel of the dryer and the thermostat is right there. Two screws to remove it, swap the four wiring plugs onto the new one, reinstall it. Unfortunately that didn't fix it so went back online and ordered the coil kit, another common solution. Removed front of dryer by removing the two screws the hold the lint trap onto the top and the two hinge plate screws on back of dryer to tilt the top up ward and backward. Removed two mounting screws on inside of dryer front and slip front panel upward to remove. The coils are right in the front down at the bottom left of dryer.Used an offset screwdriver to remove the two screws holding them in place. They slide right out, one has two prongs, one has three. Replace them with the new coils and put them back in place. Reassembled and everything works now. Grand total of eight screws removed and replaced, pretty simple. I'd recommend buying two or three parts if you see several parts as possibilities for a repair. Easier than doing it the dummy way like I did!

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