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PartSelect #:PS334313
Manufacturer #:279838
The heating element is strung with a coiled wire that is made out of a nickel and chrome alloy. The coiled wire on the heating element receives and resists a controlled electric cu...
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Manufacturer #:WP3387134
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...
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Manufacturer #:279816
The thermal cut-off turns off the heating component when the dryer overheats, ensuring there is a consistent level of heat at all times. This dryer thermal cut-off kit includes one...
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Manufacturer #:WP3977767
This high-limit thermostat with Terminal Extension Arm acts as as safety mechanism that keeps the dryer from overheating. Once the dryer temperature reaches 221 degrees Fahrenheit,...
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Manufacturer #:WPW10717210
This lint filter is a manufacturer-approved replacement part for your dryer. Replacing this part it easy, simply remove the old lint filter and slide the new one in place. Make sur...
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Manufacturer #:W10861225
This is a replacement door handle for your front-loading dryer door. If your handle is damaged or missing, you can replace it with this part. This repair requires no tools; simply ...
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Manufacturer #:WPW10314173
This is a drum support roller for a dryer. It is a genuine replacement part. The part includes the drum roller only and does not include the tri-rings. This part is sold separately...
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PartSelect #:PS11755850
Manufacturer #:WPW10512946
If you notice that your dryer is noisy or will not tumble, you may need to replace the tri ring. This part is triangular, and is less than an inch in size. Tri rings can be found b...
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Manufacturer #:49621
If your washer shakes or vibrates loudly when it reaches its max speed, check that the leveling legs are even. To ensure that the washer is firmly on the ground using all four legs...
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PartSelect #:PS334206
Manufacturer #:279457
This kit is used for electric clothes dryers, and it comes with a yellow wire nut.
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Dryer motor runs, but no heat

  • Customer: Gadi from Irvine, CA
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 2123 of 2283 people found this instruction helpful
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 v... read more

No Heat

Thermal Cut-Off Kit – Part Number: 279816
  • Customer: Vernon from Niceville, FL
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 855 of 907 people found this instruction helpful
First tried heating element and thermal fuse with no luck. Ordered thermal cutoff and fixed problem. Had I used an ohm meter first I would have determined problem before having ordered heating element and fuse, as both had resistance. I wast just lazy and ordered the took the most common failed components first before taking dryer back off. read more

Dryer would run with no heat.

  • Customer: Remie from Mahopac, NY
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 659 of 680 people found this instruction helpful
The repair was easy. the most time consuming part was vacuuming the dust from the back of the Dryer, The repair required removing screw from the back panel of the dryer. Then removing screws from the heating element and unplugging the wires. The only moderately diffculy part was swapping the sensor form the old element. read more