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PartSelect Number PS11746386
Manufacturer Part Number WP8557403
Manufactured by Whirlpool
Product Description

Thermostat Specifications

This authentic OEM high limit thermostat is made for your dryer. It is an important dyer element, because it will automatically shut off the heating element when it overheats. Be sure to disconnect the power to your dryer before you begin this repair.

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Troubleshooting
This part fixes the following symptoms:
No heat or not enough heat | Too hot | Will Not Start
This part works with the following products:
Dryer.
This part works with the following products:
Whirlpool, Maytag, Kenmore, Amana.
Part# WP8557403 replaces these:
AP6013164, 8557403
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    Dianna
    November 16, 2017
    Is replacing the thermostat a homeowner can easily do?
    For model number WED8200YW0
    Hi Dianna, Thank you for your inquiry. Replacing the thermostat is fairly easy to do. There is a video on our website that you can reference on how to install the thermostat. You will find the video under part number PS11742185. I hope this helps. Thank you and have a great day!

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    Gerald
    September 16, 2019
    How do i test this part to ensure it has failed
    For model number YWED80HEBW0
    Hello Gerald, thank you for your question. Testing a thermostat is easy! Set your multimeter to the R X 1 setting. Take each of your meter's probes and touch one to each terminal. You are testing for continuity, and you should receive a reading of either zero or infinity. At room temperature, testing the thermostat should produce a reading of zero. But if a thermostat is tested when it is heated to its limit, a reading of infinity should be produced. We strongly recommend that you test your thermostat at room temperature. If the test you conduct with your thermostat does not produce these results, then you should replace the component. I hope this helps!

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    Elisa
    March 3, 2020
    Is this thermostat the same as the one that comes with the thermal cut off?
    For model number WED9200SQ1
    Hello Elisa, Thank you for the question. Yes, this sit he Thermostat that is included in the Thermal Cut-Off with High Limit Thermostat, PartSelect Number PS991443. We recommend replacing both parts in the kit at the same time. We hope this helps.

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    HUBERT
    September 30, 2019
    My dryer quit working so i went to your sight it recommened replacing the thermal fuse i did it ran one load the body of the dryer was very hot to the touch and wouldn't start i bought another fuse and thermostat internal bias it ran another load with the same results what should i check for now?
    For model number 11087872603
    Hello Hubert, thank you for inquiring. You will want to check the Door Catch, part number PS334230, and the Moisture Sensor, part number PS11741408 for your model. Good luck with your repair!

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    Chad
    February 9, 2018
    On my dryer, 1 of the 2 wires that plug into my heating element keeps melting at the connection. What would cause this to happen? I checked the continuity of the element and it is good. I have replaced the thermostat and the thermal fuse. The thermal fuse blew after drying one load. Not sure what to check next and why the wire is melting at the connection.
    For model number Wed9500tw2
    Hi Chad, Thank you for the question. I suggest checking the exhaust pipes and lint ducks to make sure they are not blocked. Lint and moisture can block them over time and cause over heating of the element. Hope this helps!

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      Customer Repair Stories
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        Dryer stopped heating
        We have a very early model of the He3. We had to follow directions for the He2 model to replace the heater element and thermostat. Access is easy through the front panel, but removing and replacing the element required some force and maneuvering in a small area.

        We replaced both the element and the thermostat since we had the entire part disconnected and removed. So far working great!
        • Linda from DANVILLE, CA
        • Difficulty Level:
          A Bit Difficult
        • Total Repair Time:
          1- 2 hours
        • Tools:
          Screw drivers, Socket set
        • Parts Used:
          WP8557403, WP8544771, W10120998
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        No heat
        Remove backing very easy (approximately 12 8mm screws).
        Thermostat on left side facing the back. 2 8mm screws . Thermal fuse slightly further towards front of dryer but still accessible (caution longer arms needed). Unscrew first them release safety clamps
        to unplug (be gentle have patience). Place all back same as removed and it worked!!
        • Peter from Diamond Bar, CA
        • Difficulty Level:
          Really Easy
        • Total Repair Time:
          30 - 60 mins
        • Tools:
        • Parts Used:
          W10909685, WP8557403
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              Model Cross Reference
              This part works with the following models:
              PartSelect Number: PS11746386
              Manufacturer Part Number: WP8557403
              Brand
              Model Number
              Description
              Kenmore
              11061632610
              Dryer - ELECTRIC DRYER
              Kenmore
              11067032600
              Dryer
              Kenmore
              11067032601
              Dryer
              Kenmore
              11067042600
              Dryer
              Kenmore
              11067042601
              Dryer
              Kenmore
              11067052600
              Dryer
              Kenmore
              11067062600
              Dryer
              Kenmore
              11067072600
              Dryer
              Kenmore
              11067082600
              Dryer
              Kenmore
              11067086600
              Dryer
              Kenmore
              11067087600
              Dryer
              Kenmore
              11067092600
              Dryer
              Kenmore
              11068062800
              Dryer
              Kenmore
              11068062801
              Dryer
              Kenmore
              11068072800
              Dryer
              Kenmore
              11068072801
              Dryer
              Kenmore
              11068082700
              Dryer
              Kenmore
              11068082701
              Dryer
              Kenmore
              11068087701
              Dryer
              Kenmore
              11068092700
              Dryer
              Kenmore
              11068092701
              Dryer
              Kenmore
              11068097701
              Dryer
              Kenmore
              11068103310
              Dryer - ELECTRIC DRYER
              Kenmore
              11068132411
              Dryer - ELECTRIC DRYER
              Kenmore
              11068132412
              Dryer - ELECTRIC DRYER
              Kenmore
              11068133412
              Dryer - ELECTRIC DRYER
              Kenmore
              11068133413
              Dryer - ELECTRIC DRYER
              Kenmore
              11069132410
              Dryer - ELECTRIC DRYER
              Kenmore
              11069132411
              Dryer - ELECTRIC DRYER
              Kenmore
              11069132412
              Dryer - ELECTRIC DRYER

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