345113-1-S-Whirlpool-3392519           -Thermal Fuse
345113-1-S-Whirlpool-3392519           -Thermal Fuse 345113-2-S-Whirlpool-3392519           -Thermal Fuse 345113-3-S-Whirlpool-3392519           -Thermal Fuse

Thermal Fuse

PartSelect Number PS345113

Manufacturer Part Number 3392519
Manufactured by Whirlpool

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 is no longer present. Terminal size is 3/16".

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.
  • Will not start.
  • Takes too long to dry.
  • Shuts off too soon on auto dry.
  • Timer will not advance.
  • Will not tumble.
  • Will not shut off.
  • Temperature too hot.
  • Touchpad does not respond.
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Parts Used

  • Thermal Fuse

Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair:Less than 15 mins

ToolsNutdriver

Customerjames petrie from Stoughton WI

No heat in the dryer

after removing the back panel (5 screws) i replaced the heating element, (about 15 minutes, after vacuuming all of the lint and dog hair), replaced the panel, but still no heat. removed the back panel again, and replaced the thermal fuse. (2 screws, 5 min.) still no heat, so on to the thermostats. (there are 2, both in easy reach). i replaced the one in the heating element housing first, as this made sense. (it has a red stripe across it, so they can't be confused), replaced one connector, which the new part requires, buttoned it up, and presto!! the dryer works just as new! all told, i have less than 100.00 with all of the new parts. the longest part of the whole thing was cleaning all the lint and debris out first, which you absolutely must do

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Parts Used

  • Thermal Fuse

Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair:15 - 30 mins

ToolsNutdriver

CustomerRussell from Tustin CA

I had no heat to dry clothes

After receiving the part I pulled the dryer out for easy access. Used only a nut driver to remove back cover and the part to replace was easily identified. Then it took a little while to remove all the dust and other particles that had built up over the years. The actual replacement of the part only took a couple of minutes. Reattached the back cover and put back in place. Turned on dryer and I now had heat. Easy fix.

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Parts Used

  • Thermal Fuse

Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair:Less than 15 mins

ToolsNutdriver, Screw drivers, Wrench set

CustomerJay from Rochester Hills MI

Clothes were not drying, no heat in dryer

My wife and I thought our dryer was done and we were looking at a large replacement costs. We started googling and found this site and watched the video. We are were 99% sure it was the thermal fuse. We received within 2 days and thought we would be in there for over an hour. Turned it was less than 10 minutes, we watched the video clip on how to install on our laptop as we did it.

We will always be buying parts from this site and have told a ton of friends/family to check this site out.

It saved us so much money!!!!

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Parts Used

  • Thermal Fuse

Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair:15 - 30 mins

ToolsSocket set

CustomerLawrence from Baltimore MD

Dryer would not start

Longest time needed was to determine what cause was. After that ordering part from PartSelect was very easy and saved me money. Part arrived before time given, part was correct and installed without problems.

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Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair:15 - 30 mins

ToolsNutdriver, Screw drivers

CustomerAbrahan from Laredo TX

Dryer works but does not heat and dry

first, I read the other repair stories and used them as a guide.I checked to see if the heating element was broken. It was not. The Thermal Cut off Kit was the ticket for me. I replaced the three easy parts it contained. Repair time was 30 minutes tops that includes checking the heating element and removing and replacing all three possible culprits (of the Thermal Cut-off Kit). Thanks a million. Happy Ending!Oh by the way, my dryer now dries super fast(saving me a bundle)

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Parts Used

Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair:30 - 60 mins

ToolsPliers, Screw drivers, Socket set

CustomerChris 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

  • Thermal Fuse

Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair:More than 2 hours

ToolsScrew drivers, Wrench set

CustomerSteve from Oak Park CA

No heat

An online help site lead me to believe the problem was the gas igniter. After ordering that and installing it I discovered that wasn't the problem. I took a look at the schematic which is in the electrical compartment and found that there is more than one thermal breaker. I found the other one, ordered and installed the part and had it running within 30 minutes. I had to access the back of the unit, remove the back cover with a socket wrench, unscrew the thermal breaker and re-install the new one with no special tools.

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Parts Used

  • Thermal Fuse

Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair:Less than 15 mins

ToolsNutdriver, Screw drivers

CustomerRick from Benicia CA

The dryer blew only cold air

I opened the front lower cover to get the schematics. Looked for the most probable part that was bad. Then traced wiring from the gas solenoid to find the thermal fuse.
I opened the back. Took the two wires off the thermal fuse and put my Ohm meter from terminal to terminal. As I got no reading, I ordered a new fuse. It took about 5 minutes to replace and button the dryer back up. This is the second time I have had to replace this fuse.

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Parts Used

Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair:15 - 30 mins

ToolsScrew drivers, Socket set

CustomerFelicia from Parsons TN

Dryeor wasn't heating

First removed the wires with a flat head screw driver then removed the screw that holds the fuse in place with a socket wrench. I then replaced the fuse in reverse order. The thermostat was a little bit harder to reach but I removed the wires with a flat head screw drive then removed the two screws that hold it in place. I placed the new thermostate and did the procedure in reverse. I have to say this company gets the product to the consumer in very quick manner. I order the part on Tuesday and had it by Thursday morning before lunch. I highly recommend this company. As far a fixing the problem figured out it was the heating element, so I ordered it on Wednesday had it by Thursday at noon. I was a little more difficulty to replace but was simple after I got started. First I removed the bracket holding the front of the element (2) screws, unscrewed the single screw holding the element in place. Pulled out the element, cleaned out the lint and undid the wiring. Placed the new element in reverse order and had heat. It works great, heating like it was new. Saved me over 600.00 for a new one and I spend a little less than 100.00 dollars for the repair and a little of my tme.

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Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair:30 - 60 mins

ToolsNutdriver, Screw drivers

CustomerLyndon from Bloomington IN

The dryer wouldn't heat at all.

I read troubleshooting tips from other users of this website. This website had all the information I needed to accomplish the repair.

I unplugged the dryer, then tipped it onto its front. I then used a nut driver to remove the dryer backing. After removing the dryer backing, I used the same nut driver to remove the heating element cover since it was the part I initially suspected. The same size nut driver worked on all the parts.

Per recommendations I read on the site, the first thing I did was a continuity check on the heating element. It was good. After reviewing some input from this site, the next best step seemed to be replacing the Cycling Thermostat. I ordered and installed it, but it didn't fix the problem. The cool thing? PartSelect.com got me the part within a couple of days. So, I came back to PartsSelect.com and ordered the next two cheapest parts (ordered two parts at once to save on shipping and handling). The parts came within 4 days. I used the Thermal Cut-Off Kit in its entirety and the problem was fixed! THANK YOU PARTSSELECT.

Here's an impact statement: The day after the dryer had stopped working, I called a repair shop. They told me that if they came out that day, the cost would be $85, plus parts, plus labor. I figured that would run around $140 - $150. Total for PartSelect.com? Around $60 (including shipping and handling) -- and I didn't even use all the parts I ordered.

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Parts Used

  • Thermal Fuse

Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair:Less than 15 mins

ToolsScrew drivers, Socket set

CustomerDavid from Orem UT

Dryer wouldn't heat but would blow air

The major issue was getting the dryer out and cleaning it all up. That's what took the time but it was worth it to clean out the lint in the ducts, etc.. Putting the thermal fuse was a snap thanks to the great feedback received when I got this web site and read the previous responses.

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Parts Used

  • Thermal Fuse

Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair:15 - 30 mins

ToolsScrew drivers

CustomerPAUL from ARLINGTON HEIGHTS IL

Dryer wouldn't heat

It took me 5 minutes to find PartSelect's site, read the comments about the most common problems and identify the solution. The exploded views were a great assist, as it wasn't obvious where the thermal fuse is located or which access panel to remove.

It took less than 5 minutes to remove the rear panel and install a temporary jumper to verify the blown fuse was the only issue. With the new fuse in hand, replair took another 5 minutes.

A word of caution to anyone replacing is fuse - I found that the exhaust vent pipe to the wall was full of lint and nearly blocked. This is a potential fire hazard. While enough air was passing through the flapper vent to make it look like it was OK, the exhaust resistance is what caused the overheating and made the fuse blow.

I spent more time cleaning out the vent pipe than replacing the fuse, for a total of 25 minutes. I strongly urge all dryer owners to physically inspect the exhaust duct annually.

PS Drying time has decreased by 30-40% since the repair.

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Parts Used

Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair:More than 2 hours

ToolsNutdriver, Screw drivers

Customerrichard from media PA

Dryer stopped heating

Went to literature for info only to find that there was no electrical schematic or part numbers given for repair. Disconnected vent and removed back (6 hexhead screws). Removing and testing my parts then matching the parts with pictures found on parts select and using the numbers found on the parts, was able to order a new thermal fuse and also replace the cycling thermostat. Tested the unit, replaced the back with screws, cleaned & connected the vent then went on to start dirtying more clothes.

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Parts Used

  • Thermal Fuse

Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair:30 - 60 mins

ToolsNutdriver

CustomerAlbert from Feasterville PA

No heat in dryer

There was no heat but the dryer would operate properly in all other functions. I checked the ignitor (gas dryer) with a meter and it was okay. I traced the circut back and ended up at the thermal fuse and it was "open" I jumped it out and the dryer started to work. I knew the problem was the thermal fuse but more importantly why did it blow. Further investigation showed excessive lint in the duct. Needed to take the exhaust system apart and clean out the lint. also replaced the flexible dryer (too difficult to clean) and to make sure that I didn't over work the high/low thermostat and would be doing this repair again in the near future I replaced that also. Be careful and do not jump out the fuse and use the dryer as this will cause a fire. I did it to prove the problem only... Dryer works well again and we will probably get another 5 years out of it!

Al
hrguy@comcast.net

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Parts Used

  • Thermal Fuse

Level of DifficultyA Bit Difficult

Time to do repair:1- 2 hours

ToolsNutdriver, Screw drivers, Wrench(Adjustable)

CustomerThomas from Oceanside CA

Dryer would run but not heat up

The repair, replacing the thernal fuse was easy, just one screw and then remove and replace by disconnecting and reconnecting two wires. It did take a bit of time to find which part was defective. I first removed the back panel and front panel and the drum to get at the igniter and flame window. I checked continuity of these parts as well as the gas solenoids and they all checked out ok. The thermal fuse was last on my list. It read as an open circuit. I temporarily jumpered the two wires at the fuse and checked that the igniter would now heat up. I spent over one hour removing the ductwork and giving the unit a thorough cleaning with a shop vac.

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