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Dryer Thermal Fuse
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PartSelect Number PS11741460
Manufacturer Part Number WP3392519
The Dryer Thermal Fuse (Thermal Cutoff, Temperature Fuse) is a 2 by ½ inch, white, plastic safety mechanism that stops the flow of electricity to the motor circuit when a dryer overheats. If the fuse is missing or broken, your dryer will not start. A thermal fuse fails when the exhaust temperature exceeds the fuse rating, that is when the temperature rises above the temperature that the fuse is designed to handle. This can occur when a heating element is shorted, a regulating thermostat or thermister fails, or with a partially restricted exhaust vent. The fuse attaches to the blower wheel housing. It must be replaced when there is no longer continuity between the terminals. This is a one-time fuse, meaning it cannot be re-set. The replacement part features two 3/16 inch terminals.
Fixes these symptoms
  • Heat stays on after drum has stopped
  • No heat or not enough heat
  • Shuts off too soon
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Installation Instructions
ANTHONY from CHESHIRE, CT
Dryer was working, but no heat.
First I unplugged the dryer, then removed the back panel, this exposed most all of the wiring and I could see the heater coils.
Not knowing what the problem was I started looking at the coils and could not see any broken parts.
So then checked the thermal fuse for continuity I removed the two wires from it with a small pair of needle nose pliers, it was held in place by two screws, once they were removed the fuse came out easily, I checked continuity with a volt meter placing the meter on X1 Ohms and could not get a reading.
I replaced with a new one and put it all back together the way I took it apart.
Then I plugged it in and it worked first time, I now have warm dry clothes.
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Thermal Cut-Off Kit
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PartSelect Number PS334299
Manufacturer Part Number 279816
The thermal cut-off (Dryer Thermal Cut-Off Fuse Kit, Dryer Thermal Cut-Off Kit) prevents the dryer from overheating when the dryer high limit thermostat fails in a closed circuit condition. This part fails when the heater housing does not have adequate airflow through it; this is normally caused by restriction in the exhaust vent, plugged lint screen, or broken blower wheel. If this part fails, the dryer may not produce any heat. This kit includes one high-limit thermostat with a limit of 250 degrees Fahrenheit, and one thermal cut-off fuse (309 degrees), jumper wires, and new female spade terminals. Both components are mounted on the heater housing, and measure approximately 2 inches long and 1.5 inches wide each. This kit comes in silver and is constructed of metal.
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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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Vernon from Niceville, FL
No Heat
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...
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Thermal Cut-Off Kit
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PartSelect Number PS334278
Manufacturer Part Number 279769
This kit includes one high limit thermostat with a limit of 250 degrees Fahrenheit, and one thermal cut-off fuse with a limit of 360 degrees Fahrenheit. The thermostat and fuse help prevent the dryer from overheating.
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  • No heat or not enough heat
  • Shuts off too soon
  • Takes too long to dry
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Wesley from Boyds, MD
Dryer not heating
Our dryer is 8 years old and had been slowly taking longer and longer to dry clothes, to the point that I was ready to purchase a new one. When the dryer stopped heating completely, I removed the bottom panel and found that the heating element was no longer working. I checked online and found this website. The top two recommended fixes for this issue was to replace the heating element and/or thermal cut-off kit (two sensors). I chose to purchase both, delivered to me very quickly (two days). I figured for $80 you can't go wrong. Here's the procedure I followed:

On my particular model, the back does NOT come off and all of my repairs had to be made via the front, bottom panel.

(1) disconnected 6 wires (3 pairs) from the heating element and two thermal sensors
(2) removed entire heating element 'sleeve" which contained both the heating element AND the two sensors. The space is way too tight to try and do this any other way (and I highly recommend this method to save a ton of time and frustration.)
(3) vaccummed out the entire inside of the dryer, clearing all lint and debris, including tons of lint creating a blockage, thus slowing the ability to dry over the years
(4) replaced sensors and heating element
(5) installed heating element & Thermal sensors back inside and reconnected all wires
(6) tested dryer to ensure that heating element lit up and produced heat - it worked beautifully!

Besides fixing the heating issue, cleaning out the clogged lint pipe at the back of the dryer and wall have made the old dryer new again. It's working better than ever!
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High Limit Thermostat and Thermal Cut-Off Kit
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PartSelect Number PS334387
Manufacturer Part Number 279973
Also known as Thermal Cut-Off kit. The thermostat acts as a safety mechanism that keeps the dryer from overheating and the fuse is like a backup system - it's set to trip at a higher temperature than the thermostat. Once it trips, it has to be replaced.
Fixes these symptoms
  • No heat or not enough heat
  • Shuts off too soon
  • Takes too long to dry
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Installation Instructions
Vince from Kathleen, GA
Clothes would not Dry
I simply removed the back of the dryer to gain access to the heating element. Once I removed the heating element I figured I would also replace the thermostat and thermal fuse as preventive maintenance. Read more...
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Disposable Thermal Fuse - Two Terminal
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PartSelect Number PS11741444
Manufacturer Part Number WP3390719
This part attaches to the exhaust duct of your clothes dryer.
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  • No heat or not enough heat
  • Shuts off too soon
  • Takes too long to dry
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Russell from LA VERNE, CA
dryer would not heat.
I checked parts select.com and followed the guide lines,ordered the correct parts thanks to the web site help.parts arrived in 2 days,A very easy install and back to work drying clothes.Thanks parts select. Read more...
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Thermal Cut-Off with High Limit Thermostat
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PartSelect Number PS991443
Manufacturer Part Number 280148
The thermal cut-off (fuse) is meant to trip at a higher temperature than that of a high limit thermostat. This is a one time use fuse, so when it does trip, you must replace it. The hi-limit thermostat acts as a safety mechanism that keeps the dryer from overheating. Once the dryer temperature reaches a certain point, this piece will shut down power to the heating element.
Fixes these symptoms
  • No heat or not enough heat
  • Too hot
  • Will Not Start
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Installation Instructions
Bob from OMAHA, NE
Dryer wasn't heating.
Replaced high limit thermostat and thermal cutoff. Dryer works like a champ. Reviewed couple of YouTube videos that showed clearly how to
get to the effected parts, test them and replace them. I had an old front loading dryer once before that I repaired a couple of times but these parts were accessible by removing a panel on the rear of the unit. The procedure was more involved with this unit. After studying the videos and getting a feel for what was involved, the process, while involved, was fairly simple and putting the unit back together was also fairly easy. Replacement parts did the trick. Very happy.
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Thermal Cut-Off
PartSelect Number PS11746693
Manufacturer Part Number WP8573713
The thermal cut off fuse will disrupt the power flow to the drive motor when the dryer gets too hot. If your dryer will not heat properly, or will not heat at all the issue could be with a faulty or damaged thermal cut off fuse. Before you replace the faulty cut off fuse, make sure you disconnect the power from your dryer.
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One Time Use Thermal Fuse
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PartSelect Number PS11741511
Manufacturer Part Number WP3399849
This part is a one time use thermal fuse cannot be re-set and must be replaced when continuity between the pins is no longer present.
Fixes these symptoms
  • No heat or not enough heat
  • Will Not Start
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Sean from Portland, OR
Dryer does not heat
After much grief and finding out that to replace my existing washer/dryer unit would cost about $ 1200, I was doing some research and found Partselect. I replaced two
thermostats and the thermal fuse in the dryer and now it works better than even before it went bad !. Turned out that I did not need the element, but I'm keeping it anyways in case I do at some point in the future.
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Thermal-Limiter (89 C)
PartSelect Number PS11746662
Manufacturer Part Number WP8572767
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Bernard from KEY LARGO, FL
Drum turns, but no heat.
Wasn't sure which part bad. So replaced all appropriate heating parts with your knowledgeable help. Now works great. Much cheaper than having a tech come! Easily repaired. Just remove some screws and replace. Hardest part was removing the unit from the built in cabinet. Read more...
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Thermal Cut-Out Kit
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PartSelect Number PS1964653
Manufacturer Part Number W10169881
Includes high limit thermostat and thermal cut-out fuse.
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ethel from desoto, TX
blocked vent,heater shorted,cutoff-tml shorted&heater relay shorted
removed dryerplug from power source, removed dryer & vent from wall. Cleaned dryer vent. removed dryer heater and discovered the ceramic insulater brooken and heater wiring shorted to heater housing.Replaced heater. replaced cutoff-tml and high limit thermostat. checked machine control electronics assembly. The heater relay was arced and chared. Replaced the control electronic assembly.(I discovered the wiring diagram at this point). I tried to find a wiring diagram on line but, was not successful. The wire from the cutoff-tml to the high limit thermostat was wired wrong on my first attempt to repair without the wiring diagram cost me to buy a control electronics assembly.Other than that the repair was fun. Read more...

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