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Heating Element - 240V 5400W
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PartSelect Number PS334313
Manufacturer Part Number 279838
The heating element (Flat Can Heating Element 5400W, Heating Element, Whirlpool Dryer Heating Element, Dryer Heating Element) provides heat to the dryer. It is metal and measures 10.5 inches long, 7.5 inches wide, 2 inches deep. The element attaches to the heater housing. This part can break as a result of wear and tear. This can be material fatigue or prolonged high temperature exposure. If broken your clothes may not dry because of a lack of heat. It must be replaced when there is no longer continuity between the terminals. First check the thermal fuse on the blower housing before deciding to replace the heating element.
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  • Heat stays on after drum has stopped
  • No heat or not enough heat
  • Shuts off too soon
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Installation Instructions
Gadi from Irvine, CA
Dryer motor runs, but no heat
To reach the heating element you only need to open the back cover of the dryer (about 8 nut-head screws). Remember to disconnect the power.

To remove the heating element there are two small nut-head screws. Remove the two electric wires. Then you can pull the heating element away.

You can check the heating element with an ohm-meter or visually inspect it to see if the heating element spiral wire is broken.

Don't hurry to dispose the old element. My model includes a small electric safety part. You'll need to transfer it to the new heating element (that comes without it)..

Good luck.
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$89.47
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Dryer Heating Element
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PartSelect Number PS11741416
Manufacturer Part Number WP3387747
When connected to electricity the dryer heating element (Metal frame, Metal element coil, Ceramic coil insulators) glows red hot and generates heat. When air is blown over it, it heats the air which is used to dry the clothes. The heating element fits inside the heater housing inside the dryer. Wear and tear on the heater coil from use will eventually cause the coil to break and the element to fail. When this part fails it can cease to produce any heat. Alternately, the coil could break and short to ground allowing the dryer to continue to heat even when turned off. The latter is a fire hazard and the dryer should be disconnected from power until the element is replaced. If the element coil breaks, the element needs to be replaced. This model is 11 by 5 inches with 5/16” terminals, metal and ceramic, and comes in black. It is sold individually.
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  • No heat or not enough heat
  • Takes too long to dry
  • Too hot
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Installation Instructions
Alan from Brooksville, FL
Burned out heater element
Remove the kick plate from the bottom of the dryer by sliding a putty knife along the top edge to release the plastic clamps, one on each side about 4" in from the edges. The kick plate folds out and down. You will see the heat shield on the right, held in by one hex head screw. Remove screw and heat shield. The element is positioned in an open-front housing and is fastened to the left side of the housing by two hex head screws, located on the "rail" of the element and right near the two wires. Remove the hex-head screws that hold the element in place and disconnected the two wires by pulling them out by hand or with needle nose pliers. The only difficulty here is the cramped working area...I recommend a stubby socket driver for these two screws. Most of this I had to do by feel because I could not see the screw heads. Once the screws are out and the wires have been disconnected, slide the old element straight out toward you. You may need to disconnect a small plastic hose located to the left front of the element, but this hose just pulls right off. Vacume the dust & lint build-up out of the whole area, wipe out the element housing and clean up the whole underside of the dryer prior to installing the new element. Installation is reverse of removal. It also might be a good opportunity to clean out your exhaust duct and the vent to the outside. (Never use the aluminum foil-accordian-type duct.) If the exterior dryer vent has any kind of screen over it, remove it and get rid of it. Screens collect lint, lint builds up and burns out elements. Read more...
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Dryer Heater Element
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PartSelect Number PS11746337
Manufacturer Part Number WP8544771
Fixes these symptoms
  • No heat or not enough heat
  • Takes too long to dry
  • Too hot
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roberto from houston, TX
My Dryer Was Not Heating Up.
I asked for advise, looked around and priced heating elements and thermostats. This was the best combo offered for the price given. It was shipped and received it very quick. Installed it and 5 minutes later, she was running like a champ! Read more...
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Heating Element Connection Wire Kit
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PartSelect Number PS334206
Manufacturer Part Number 279457
This kit is used for electric clothes dryers, and it comes with a yellow wire nut.
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  • No heat or not enough heat
  • Takes too long to dry
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Christopher from dublin, OH
no heat
took a couple differant parts to fix the dryer. i ordered one part at a time. i was expecting to wait the 5 days for shipping but i got home from work the next day of odering parts and they were there waiting for me on my doorstep. all three times i ordered. this website is the best site to order parts. i wont go to another website or store if i need to order parts for appliances. u guys have my business for life. thumbs up. Read more...
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Standard Y-Frame Range Surface Burner
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PartSelect Number PS11743366
Manufacturer Part Number WP660532
The standard y-frame surface burner provides heat to your range. If you notice that your element will not heat, you may need to replace your surface burner. This product is 6 inches in diameter, and 1500W. The manufacturer suggests replacing the receptacle at the same time that you replace the surface burner. Many of our customers have rated this repair as very easy, and you will not need any tools. To complete the repair, simply lift out the old burner and replace it with the new one. Check that the burners are turned off before you begin this repair.
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Laurie from Tequesta, FL
Burner element broke and drip bowls needed to be replaced.
I went to the local discount mart and bought drip bowls. The ones available at that store did not fit, so I decided to buy directly from the stove's manufacturer distributor.

The drip pans were simple to replace, as was the new burner element. My old one had broke and was still working, but I decided to replace it when I ordered the drip pans.

Everything was easy to install and it looks like a brand new new stove top! I saved a lot of money doing it myself.
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$48.60
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Surface Burner - 8 Inch - 2600W
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PartSelect Number PS11743367
Manufacturer Part Number WP660533
The surface burner or element on your range provides the heat that you cook with. If your element will not heat, you may need to replace the surface burner. This surface burner is 8 inches in diameter and 2600 watts. The burner element is made of metal and has two prongs that connect it to the range. The manufacturer recommends you replace the burner receptacle at the same time that you replace the surface burner. Many of our customers have rated this repair as very easy. To complete the repair simply lift the old burner up and out, and replace it with the new one. Be sure to disconnect power to the range before beginning this repair.
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Jonathan from Lilburn, GA
8 inch burner wouldn't come on. Wires shorted out
One screw holds the block onto the stove top. Had to clean out fitting for phillips screwdriver or screw would have stripped because it was old with lots of buildup. Even cleaned out, this screw required great force with phillips screwdriver to keep from stripping. Caution! If you strip it, you'll have to drill it out! The rest was a snap. Cut the old wires leading to the old block (not too close to where wires disappear into back of stove, though!). Strip insulation off both wires and attach with the connectors that came in the kit. Then push the wires into the block, and finally, attach the block back to the stove top (new screw is supplied). Restore power and everything should be fine. One problem: Roper/Whirlpool built their appliance in such a way that when the connector block shorts out, it usually takes the infinite switch with it. So I ended up having to go back and purchase that switch as well (which just so happens to cost twice to three times as much!). If you put it all back together and it still doesn't work, that's probably what happened, so go ahead and remove the knob panel and check that switch (it's right behind the control knobs on the front). You will probably find a burned connector at the back top left or the switch. Don't forget to write down which wire goes where (or just take a picture of it). Read more...
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$31.36
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Liquid Propane Conversion Kit
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PartSelect Number PS8691743
Manufacturer Part Number W10606694A
This gas conversion kit is used to convert natural gas burners to liquid propane in dryers. If your dryer will not start, heat, or there is an unusual smell, replacing this part can be a solution to the problem. The tools needed for this repair project are: a putty knife, 5/16 inch nut driver, small flathead screwdriver, pliers, and a 3/8 inch wrench. As a safety precaution remember to unplug your dryer from the power source before beginning this installation project. Refer to the manual provided by the manufacturer for further installation instructions and a detailed diagram.
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Robert from Tenino, WA
converting to LP gas
First I removed the front panel which allowed access to the burner assembly. Then I removed the gas connector and elbow from the back of the dryer. Then I removed 2 screws that hold burner assembly in place and 2 screws that hold an angle brace for the burner assembly. Had to loosen the screw that clamps around the gas pipe holding it in place clear in the back inside dryer housing. Unplugged all wiring connectors, then I removed the burner assembly and removed the 2 screws holding the burner tube to the valve. Remove the orifice and replaced with the proper size for LP gas. Then removed the blocking pin and replaced with one for LP gas. Then reassembled in reverse order. Actually pretty easy. Read more...
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$67.81
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Heating Element Kit - 240V 4750W
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PartSelect Number PS2162280
Manufacturer Part Number LA-1044
This dryer heating element kit is 240 volts and 4750 watts. The function of the heating element is to produce the heat that allows you to dry your clothing during your dryer cycle. If your clothes take too long to dry, or if your dryer is not getting any heat or enough heat, you may need to replace your element. Before you begin your repair, make sure to disconnect the power from the dryer. The tools you will need for this repair include a putty knife, a quarter-inch nut driver, and a pair of needle nose pliers.
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  • No heat or not enough heat
  • Takes too long to dry
  • Too hot
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Brianna from Littleton, CO
Dry stopped heating - still had good air flow
I was about to purchase a new dryer because of the age of my dryer and not wanting to hire someone to fix it. After a little web research, I saw several do-it -yourself stories indicating this was a very easy repair.

This was an extremely easy repair and it save me lots of $$:
(1) Disconnected power
(2) Opened the top of the dryer
(3) Disconnected wires to temperature sensor.
(4) Used a 1/2" socket wrench with extension and a drill to remove 2 screws holding down the temperature sensor
(5) Removed 1 screw holding down the heating element.
(6) Removed wires connected to heating element and pulled out old element.
(7) Reassembled new element.
(8) Turned on empty dryer for 30 minutes to burn off smell from the new element.

Worked like a charm!
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$88.62
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Heating Element
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PartSelect Number PS11741835
Manufacturer Part Number WP35001247
This element is strung with a coiled wire made of a nickel and a chrome alloy. This wire receives, but resists, a controlled electric current and as a result, the wire heats up. The heat produced is used to dry the clothes in your dryer.
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Clayton from MIAMI, FL
Dryer was not producing heat due to a broken heating element.
Initially I remove the the back panel on the dryer to locate the heating element, but ,next to impossible to remove from this point due to mounting screw located on the blind side of the support bracket.

In order to get to these screw you will have to remove the top of the dryer which is secured with two 10mm screws in the rear. Then remove the control panel secured with four screws.

then I preceded to remove the front of the dryer secured with four screws on the top four screws around the door opening .I gently pull the front open and disconnect the door switch and lift up to remove. I was know able to gain better access to see the screws holding the element housing and support bracket. After removing the three screws I took a picture of the electrical connections for reference which came in handy for reconnection.
The spade connectors are difficult to remove and a flat blade screwdriver works best. Once the element housing is removed from the unit its just a matter of separating the two halves of the housing to gain access to the element itself.

The element is sandwiched between the two halves of the housing and is a bit tricky to reinstall.
It’s best to position the element in the upper portion of the split housing using the four securing screws and then align with the lower half . You then feed the element leads thru the receptacle and bend the securing tabs down and you are ready to reverse the take down procedure..
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Heating Element (Orange Dot)
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PartSelect Number PS11757549
Manufacturer Part Number WPY503978
This orange dot heating element replaces those elements with an orange dot on the element flange. It carries 240 volts.
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  • No heat or not enough heat
  • Takes too long to dry
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Installation Instructions
Mark from West Chester, PA
Timer won't advance for auto-sensing cycles. Low Heat.
First I unplugged the dryer from the wall outlet. Then, removed the access panel in the lower front (held on by 2 screws near the floor). Then, I removed the black plastic air duct (held by 3 screws) in front of the blower. Then, with a Sharpie marker, next to each wire terminal lug, I labeled on the chassis the COLOR of each wire where it plugs on to a terminal lug (for proper wiring re-assembly later). Then, thru the lower front, I reached into the lower left rear of the dryer to remove the heating element assembly from its metal duct (held by 3 or 4 screws) - it slides down a bit, then it is easily removable. I layed the element on the floor in front of the dryer - all wiring still intact. Then, using the NEW HEATING ELEMENT and SENSORS ordered, I assembled them to match the original, re-using screws off of the old unit - and moving the wiring one-by-one from the original to the new assembly. I then installed the new heating element assembly into the duct at the lower rear of the dryer. I then replaced the 2 sensors on the front metal panel of blower housing, with new parts from my order, re-using the original wiring and screws. Then I re-installed the black plastic duct onto the front of the blower. Then, on the top of the dryer, I dissassembled the control panel from the rear, by removing 5 screws. I then found the resistor mounted on the back of the timer, and replaced it with the new one. Since the new resistor did not come with terminal lugs crimped on its wires, I had to cut the terminal lugs off of the original resistor and solder them onto the new resistor. I then reassembled the control panel. I then plugged the dryer back into the wall outlet and did a test run with no clothes. IT WORKED !! Then I reinstalled the lower front access panel and ran the dryer with wet clothes. IT WORKED !! Read more...

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