344510-1-S-Whirlpool-3387134           -Cycling Thermostat
344510-1-S-Whirlpool-3387134           -Cycling Thermostat 344510-2-S-Whirlpool-3387134           -Cycling Thermostat

Cycling Thermostat

PartSelect Number PS344510

Manufacturer Part Number 3387134
Manufactured by Whirlpool

Cycling thermostats continually cycle the heating element off and on to maintain a constant inner temperature. This particular cycling thermostat has a limit of 155 degrees Fahrenheit and a differential of 25 degrees. Meaning that with this thermostat, the heating element will cut out at 155 degrees and cycle back on once the internal temperature drops by 25 degrees.

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.
  • Timer will not advance.
  • Temperature too hot.
  • Shuts off too soon on auto dry.
  • Will not shut off.
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Parts Used

  • Cycling Thermostat

Level of DifficultyA Bit Difficult

Time to do repair:30 - 60 mins

ToolsScrew drivers

CustomerTheresa from Rixeyville VA

Dryer wouldn't heat up

The Dryer needed part #3387134 as it wasn't heating up. After installing the part, it worked for 1 load then the timer wouldn't work. The dryer isn't that old, I was hoping to save it.

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Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair:15 - 30 mins

ToolsNutdriver

CustomerPEDRO from VALENCIA CA

No hot air

JUST FOLLOW THE INSTRUCTION GIVEN TO ME A PIECE OF CAKE

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Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair:15 - 30 mins

ToolsNutdriver, Pliers

CustomerJohn from Higginsville MO

Dryer notstopping

replaced switches,didn,t fix.guess i,ll try heater element next

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Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair:15 - 30 mins

ToolsNutdriver, Pliers

Customeranna from montgomery AL

Timer would not advance and dryer would tumble with no heat

i followed the video exactly. It was very clear and showed step by step instructions. After removing the back with 1/4 inch nutdriver, I removed the cycling thermostat by disconnecting the wires. Some were hard to get off so I had to use the needle nose pliers to pull from just below the clamp. Installing the new one was a snap. I undid the screw for the thermal fuse and repalced with the new one. However, once I installed the new parts my dryer still did not work. Found out that it was a bad breaker. Only one half of the breaker worked. Only 110 instead of 220 was working. Once the breaker was replaced, my dryer worked great. I am still proud that I could replace those parts by myself.

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Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair:30 - 60 mins

ToolsScrew drivers, Socket set

CustomerJoseph from Richmond Hill NY

No heat

order part fixed it just like the video great site!!!!!

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Parts Used

  • Cycling Thermostat

Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair:15 - 30 mins

ToolsNutdriver

Customerdavid from cincinnati OH

Dryer took too long

took of the back and replaced the therostat

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Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair:15 - 30 mins

ToolsScrew drivers, Socket set

Customerdeborah from dayton OH

Takes extra long to dry. On auto setting continues to run.

Had already replaced the heating element, Hi/Lo thermostats, and now the Thermal Fuse and Cycling Thermostat, and still have the same symptons.

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Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair:15 - 30 mins

ToolsNutdriver

CustomerDavid from Green River WY

Taking a long time to dry clothes

Replaced heating element, thermostats and fuse, cleaned dryer vent shafts and it is now working like when it was new.

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Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair:1- 2 hours

ToolsNutdriver

CustomerWilliam from Coalinga CA

Dryer would not start

I had worked as a stationary engineer/refrigeration mechanic for large commercial building/plant systems for several years at journey level. I also had worked as an instructor in this field. However I have not done much of this type work for several years. Using the wiring diagram contained within the control panel at the top of the dryer, was able to trace the sequence of operation to the component i suspected (thermal fuse). It was the thermal fuse per check with ohm meter. Instructions on the dryer internals indicated if thermal fuse blown to also replace cycling t stat. I also found that the blower unit was full of microdirt/lint, which was restricing airflow-vacuumed. ordered the parts overnight, and replaced. works fine now.The unit is my household electric dryer, made by whirlpool but sold under the kirkland costco brand. When i worked as a journey level technician, i always noticed that whirlpool product are generally a better quality than most, and have better parts availability, and ease of repair. this still holds true.

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Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair:30 - 60 mins

ToolsNutdriver, Screw drivers

CustomerDonald from Golden CO

Clothes wouldn't dry completely

Used a 1/4 inch nut driver to remove back and remove element and cycling Thermo. Prior to ordering parts, I looked at the instruction videos provided with each part. ding the backand 3 holding the heat control and element. The belt is a little different, you have to open the machine from the front. There are 4 screws that need to be removed. The videos show exactly what to remove and how to check belt alignment. ---- With the videos, and list of parts that could fail, you can't miss. I have ordered all of the parts to fix the cold air cycling system in our Ref/Freezer. The cost of all the parts is so minimal compared to a service call, it doesn't make sense to eliminate a few parts that they list as possible problem parts when you are not 100% positive what is causing the failure.----- The dryer works exactly like it did when it was new.

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  • Cycling Thermostat

Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair:Less than 15 mins

ToolsNutdriver, Screw drivers

CustomerJeff from Pinon Hills CA

Dryer would not heat, drying cycle never stopped

Our dryer suddenly stopped heating up, and subsequently would not dry any clothes! The timer would run down to 0, but the dryer would continue to tumble until we manually stopped it. After finding the partselect.com site and checking the 'Parts that Fix' page for our dryer model, I followed the excellent video walkthrough, removed and tested the Thermal Fuse which, sure enough, was bad. I ordered a new fuse and it was delivered two days later (standard shipping). Placing the new Thermal Fuse was simple and I had the dryer running again very quickly, and while it would now stop at the end of the cycle, it was not fully heating up and drying still. I ordered the Cycling Thermostat (next most likely cause, according to the site) and again two days later had it in hand, replaced, and the dryer works perfectly! In the end, our problem was both a bad Thermal Fuse and faulty Cycling Thermostat. The PartSelect site was a perfect tool to not only find the part, but recommend which was most likely to solve the problem, show diagrams of the part locations, and give an excellent video walkthrough of replacing the parts. I highly recommend this site!

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Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair:Less than 15 mins

ToolsNutdriver

CustomerCharles F from Belle Mead NJ

Drier without heat

all sensors/fuses were measuring open at room temperature with an ohmmeter.
Called Whirlpool for drawing and install and got nothing.
Found nice video on you tube.
Unscrewed and replaced each device one by one.
The terminal mod went exactly as portrayed.
Owner pleased.

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Level of DifficultyA Bit Difficult

Time to do repair:15 - 30 mins

ToolsNutdriver, Screw drivers, Socket set

CustomerMichael from Lancaster NY

My dryer did not heat up

Prelude to this was 2 years ago we had the same problem, called Sears and $200 later we had a new $16 dollar part, the repair guy was kind enough to tell me what he did, and I saved the fuse he replaced. So when it happened again this summer, I went through a couple of sites (obviously including this one) to find parts, started with the fuse he had replaced, which was not the problem this time, went on to the next likely, and on through about 5 key elements (all under $20) until I found the coils on the burner assembly were the problem. All in all the repairs were pretty simple, and once I figured out how to dismantle the cabinet safely. I am VERY happy with the timely replacement parts (shipped very quickly) and when your dryer isn't working-things pile up pretty quickly. The dryer is working like a charm again. Thanks! -Mike

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Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair:1- 2 hours

ToolsNutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers

CustomerLARRY from DYER TN

Not drying clothes fast enough

FIRST I REMOVED THE BACK MEDEL COVER FROM DRYER BY REMOVING 9 SCREWS-HOLDING BACK COVER ON-EASY. THEN TOOK MULTIMETER PUT ON OHMS TO TEST CYCLING THERMOSTAT WHICH SHOWED TO BE NO GOOD REPLACED IT- AND THEN SENSE I HAD ORDERED THE THERMAL CUT OFF KIT WHICH WAS NOT BAD I REPLACED IT ANYWAY BECAUSE I HAD THE BACK OFF THE DRYER ,ANYWAY REMOVED WIRES BEING SURE TO REMEMBER WHERE THE WIRES WENT BACK- HARDEST THING TO KEEP STRIGHT. BUT NOT TO DIFFICULT. PUT BACK COVER BACK ON DONE WITH THAT. ALSO PUT NEW MULTI RIB BELT ON- EASY- TAKE OFF TOP AND FRONT OF DRYER. RUNS&HEATS-LIKE NEW!!

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Parts Used

  • Cycling Thermostat

Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair:Less than 15 mins

ToolsNutdriver, Screw drivers

CustomerJeffery from Cincinnati OH

Dryer would not heat up.

First I unplugged my dryer. (220v) I then layed the dryer on its front. I then proceeded to remove the back cover after removing the duct clamp. The two screws holding the Cycling thermostat was removed after the two wire connections were slipped off. I placed the new cycling thermostat in place and put everything back in place and behold...Heat! This was a simple job for even the somewhat clumsy repair person. Good luck and Thank you Partselect! P.S. my order was placed on Friday and it was on my doorstep Saturday morning.

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