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    • Part Number: AP4294403
    • MFG Part Number: Y503978
    • Made by: Whirlpool
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Black Wire going from the hi limit thermostat to the element has melted in two at the terminal. I presume this was a loose connection. I have replaced the wire with awg 12 type mtw/thwn-2/thhn. My question is...is this an acceptable replacemnt wire? I could not find adequate markings on the short piece that melted and I am unsure of the wire type. Thanks.

Jay for Model Number sde3606ayw

ANSWER Hello Jay. Yes, as long as the wire that was used is a high temp wire, it will be fine in the unit. 

Answered by AppliancePartsPros.com   |   Tuesday, September 18, 2012

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