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2037063-1-S-Whirlpool-34001073-Heating Element
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Heating Element

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PartSelect Number PS2037063
Manufacturer Part Number 34001073
Manufactured by Whirlpool

They are all 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.

This part works with the following brands: Maytag.

This part works with the following products: Dryer.

This part fixes the following symptoms:

  • No heat or not enough heat.

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Parts Used:
  • Heating Element
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Time to do repair: 15 - 30 mins
Tools: Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers
Customer: benjamin from Dallas, TX

Heating element replacement

Don't pay a repair service for this job when you can do it yourself. Pop the two panels off the back of the machine. The top one is where you'll unhook the old heating element. The bottom one (where the exhaust is) is where you'll need to unhook the broken heating element from it's connector. Place the new heating element's wires down through the back of the machine, plug the wires in (note - this is a 3-prong plug and it should only fit one way - the correct way) to the connector, and re-assemble.

Note: make sure that the exhaust pipe is secured back in its base. Getting the bottom panel back on is a little tricky, but you'll get in after a couple tries!

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Model Cross Reference

This part works with the following models:

PartSelect Number: PS2037063
Manufacturer Part Number: 34001073
Brand Model Number Description
MaytagMDE2400AYWDryer - Residential
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MaytagMDE2440AGWDryer - Residential
MaytagMDE2440BGWDryer - Residential