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2162280-2-S-Whirlpool-LA-1044-Heating Element Kit - 240V 4750W
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Heating Element Kit - 240V 4750W

PartSelect Number PS2162280

This kit comes with a high limit thermostat of L248-80.

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

This part fixes the following symptoms:

  • No heat or not enough heat.
  • Takes too long to dry.
  • Will Not Start.
  • Too hot.

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3 of 7 people found this instruction helpful

Parts Used:
  • Heating Element Kit - 240V 4750W
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Time to do repair: 30 - 60 mins
Tools: Socket set
Customer: Preston from Lynchburg, VA

Dryer smelled like something was burning, then would not turn on.

This is the second time that this has happened with my dryer. The first time I replaced the thermostat and fuse, and it worked for a few years. This time I replaced the element and thermostat at first. Still nothing, then got the fuse; and walla just like new. Of course I lost a screw somewhere down at the bottom of the dryer, so there is only one holding the thermostat in place. Also I took off the front and cleaned out the lint traps; both times it was loaded with crap. Probably why it stopped in the first place.

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Parts Used:
  • Heating Element Kit - 240V 4750W
Level of Difficulty: Really Easy
Time to do repair: Less than 15 mins
Tools: Screw drivers, Socket set
Customer: Diane from Tigard, OR

Drum would rotate no heat

Had to lift the top with a screw driver. Unplugged dryer. Removed 4 different wires from heating element. Unscrewed with socket wrench screws that are small becareful not to drop. Replaced with new heating element and there you go. I had to reset at my fuse box as well. I was overjoyed that I didn't have to go buy a new dryer so close to the Holidays!! Hopefully it will work for another 10 years. Thanks!!

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Parts Used:
  • Heating Element Kit - 240V 4750W
Level of Difficulty: Really Easy
Time to do repair: Less than 15 mins
Tools: Nutdriver, Pliers
Customer: Sarah from Bristol, IN

Heating element

It took longer to gather the tools vs changing the part. I was unsure how to start. Once I got started it was very easy it took 5 minutes.

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Parts Used:
  • Heating Element Kit - 240V 4750W
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Time to do repair: 15 - 30 mins
Tools: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
Customer: Fred from Snailville, GA

Dryer would not heat

Tilt dryer top. Inspect damaged part(s). In my case it was the high-limit thermostat; but since the dryer is old, I ordered the heating element kit. The thermostat is included. Disconnect wires from thermostat and remove. Disconnect wires from element and remove. Carefully install new element and reconnect wires. Same for thermostat. Dryer works fine. Also, delivery time was one day. Thank you Partselect.

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Parts Used:
  • Heating Element Kit - 240V 4750W
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Time to do repair: 15 - 30 mins
Tools: Screw drivers, Socket set
Customer: Florence from Center Point, TX

Dryer element not heating

Daughter and I lifted top of dryer, carefully removed old element and thermostat, watching as we went how the old ones came out, and replaced with new one! Dryer working just fine!

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Parts Used:
  • Heating Element Kit - 240V 4750W
Level of Difficulty: Really Easy
Time to do repair: 15 - 30 mins
Tools: Nutdriver
Customer: David from Roswell, GA

Dryer doesn't heat

I used a butter knife to push the spring clips that hold the top down, this was the hardest part of the repair. Once the top was open it took about 20 minutes to pull out the old part and replace with the new, including running the dryer on high for a few minutes to get rid of the new element smell. Always unplug before attempting any electrical work.

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Parts Used:
  • Heating Element Kit - 240V 4750W
Level of Difficulty: Really Easy
Time to do repair: Less than 15 mins
Tools: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
Customer: Richard from Great Falls, MT

Broken heater element

Replaced thermocouple and heating element, clean build up dust lint inside as well. Actual repair takes only removal of 2 screws. Cleaning inside takes longer.

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Parts Used:
  • Heating Element Kit - 240V 4750W
Level of Difficulty: Really Easy
Time to do repair: 15 - 30 mins
Tools: Screw drivers, Socket set
Customer: robert from Jarrettsville, MD

No heat

It was very simple thanks to your notes on line
I would use your site for ordering any other needs I have.
Thank You
Robert

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Parts Used:
  • Heating Element Kit - 240V 4750W
Level of Difficulty: Really Easy
Time to do repair: 15 - 30 mins
Tools: Nutdriver
Customer: Ron from Kosciusko, MS

No heat

UNPLUG DRYER!!
1)Opened top with putty knife pushing on the two spring clips.
2)Removed Hi Limit switch w/bracket (1 screw)
3)Removed Old Element (1 Screw)
4)Installed New Element
5)Replaced Hilemit Switch on bracket (2 Screws)
6)Reinstalled Hi Limit switch/bracket
7)Reinstalled wires/Closed Lid/Plugged In/Started Up....No Problem

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Parts Used:
  • Heating Element Kit - 240V 4750W
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Time to do repair: 1- 2 hours
Tools: Screw drivers
Customer: Sharon from Lake wales, FL

The dryer just stoped heating

MY SON Chris unpluged the dryer.than opened the top of the dryer and used a screw driver to unscrew the thermo cuppler and moved it over so he could get to the heating element .he than used a screw driver to take out the screws holding on the old heating element and than he put on the new one.he than put all the screws back in the thermo coupler and closed down the top of the dryer. he than pluged the dryer back up and turned on the dryer .it took about 1 hour to do it all. and i'm proud to say it works wonderfully.

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Parts Used:
  • Heating Element Kit - 240V 4750W
Level of Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
Time to do repair: 15 - 30 mins
Tools: Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers
Customer: Anthony from Alpine, TX

Heating element in dryer went out

Opened up the top of the dryer. Had to use the internet to find the broken part since the last time I replaced a heating element it was at the bottom. This one was at the top behind the drum. Disconnected three screws holding the old element in place and the wiring. Pulled the old element and put the new one in replacing the wiring and the screws.

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Parts Used:
  • Heating Element Kit - 240V 4750W
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Time to do repair: 30 - 60 mins
Tools: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
Customer: Loretta from Manassa, CO

Dryer won't heat

Contrary to instructions that I found on the web, the element is not accessed through the back. Pop the top of the dryer up and the element is visible in the top of the back . Pretty easy job.

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