Dryer thermal fuse located on the blower housing. If the dryer overheats, the thermal fuse blows cutting off power to the motor or the heating system. When the fuse is bad the dryer won"t start or will run but not heat. The thermal fuse cannot be reset. Fuses often blow due to a clogged dryer vent.
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OEM Part - Manufacturer #WP3392519
A bad fuse will have no continuity meaning the electrical path is broken. A multimeter can be used to test it for continuity.
Dryer heating element. If your dryer does not heat first check for a blown thermal fuse on the blower housing before replacing the heating element. In most cases the heating element will have a break in the element if defective. *May need wire connector to install heating element.
OEM Part - Manufacturer #279838
The heating element and many other parts can be tested using a volt/ohm meter which is a handy item to have in any do it yourselfers tool box.
Repair kit for Whirlpool, Kenmore, Roper dryer; rollers, belt and idler pulley, for 29" wide Dryers built 1965 and later. This dryer maintenance kit contains all of the parts that are commonly defective when the dryer is noisy. -Call with model# to verify if kit is compatible with your dryer.
OEM Part - Manufacturer #4392065
Dryer heating element thermal cut-off (thermal fuse) 309 degrees and high limit thermostat 250 degrees, with wiring kit. If the dryer does not heat the thermal cut off may have blown and a new high limit thermostat is needed.
OEM Part - Manufacturer #279816
Dryer gas burner valve solenoid set. If the dryer does not heat or heats intermittently the coils could be defective. To test, watch the burner and if the igniter glows for a while and then shuts off without the gas igniting, it usually means one of these coils is bad.
OEM Part - Manufacturer #279834
Dryer door switch assembly. If the dryer does not start then the door switch could be defective. This switch also replaces the two wire switch.
OEM Part - Manufacturer #WP3406107
Dryer cycling thermostat with internal bias heater, L155-25. If the dryer won"t heat, it is unlikely that this thermostat is causing the issue, as the thermal fuse or thermal cut-out normally fail first.
OEM Part - Manufacturer #WP3387134
Dryer door catch kit. This kit includes three different door catches; you will need to select the door catch that fits your model.
OEM Part - Manufacturer #279570
Rear drum support roller kit. This kit contains two drum support rollers. If the drum rollers are worn out, the dryer may not turn properly or may be excessively noisy. Be aware that the drum bearings are self-lubricating; it is not necessary to lubricate them yourself.
OEM Part - Manufacturer #349241T
The drum rollers and drum roller axles often wear out at the same time. If the drum roller axles are worn out, replace them along with the drum rollers.
Dryer belt tension idler pulley assembly.When the idler pulley goes bad it will usually make a high pitch squeeling or rattling noise.
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OEM Part - Manufacturer #WP691366
Dryer lint screen assembly. Proper air flow is critical to dryer operation so the filter should be cleaned before every load.
OEM Part - Manufacturer #WPW10717210
Dryer drum drive motor. Includes pulley for dryer drum drive belt. Other shaft has reverse threads for blower wheel. Common symptoms of a bad drive motor are:-Dryer stops turning during cycle-Dryer won"t start-Dryer won"t turn at all-Dryer drive motor is loud