How do you test the thermostats?
Answer Hello Lloyd. The thermostats should read closed for continuity. You can test this with a multi-meter TJMA-DMT3. Here is a link on how to use a multi-meter. http://forum.appliancepartspros.com/oven-repair-including-ranges-cooktops/4810-how-check-continuity-ohmmeter.html
Dryer runs fine but there is no heat.
Answer Hello Ron! This answer was located on our Repair Forum, this is a free service in which technicians will assist with answering repair questions for our customers. Please use this link to assist in your repair. Hope this helps, thanks! http://forum.appliancepartspros.com/dryer-repair/247828-dryer.html
What is the correct part no. for the heating assembly for my dryer?
Answer Hello Greg, according to the model number and serial number you've provided the correct element is Y303778. Thanks!
I just replaced the heater assembly with new unit and still getting no heat from the dryer. The new assembly reads about 10 ohms, the old unit reads open.
Answer Tom, since you have a meter, you will need to check both thermostats for a "closed" circuit at room temp. with the wires off the terminals. The cycling thermostat (on the blower housing has 3 terminals, the single terminal on top does not need to be checked). You may want to check for voltage to the element, but be careful. disconnect the wire from the hi limit thermostat that attaches to the element terminal. start the dryer in a heat setting and check from the vacant terminal to chassis ground, if you read 120 VAC your timer and thermostats are OK, if not you'll need to check th wiring and components back and up to the timer. Check from the end of the disconnected wire to chassis ground, you should read 120 VAC, the wiring and motor switch heat circuit is OK, if not you'll need to check the the wiring back to the motor switch and back up to the terminal block on the back of the dryer. Good Luck and Thanks
Does the complete heater assembly include a high temperature thermostat?
Answer Hello Tom! No, the complete heater assembly Y303404 does not include the high limit thermostat 303396. Thanks!
Is this WHirlpool heater assembly the one for the maytag dryer model number DE312?
Answer Hello Chad, for your model number the correct heater is Y303404. You can also get just the re string kit Y313538. Thanks!
I want to buy the complete heater assembly - wanted to be sure AP4290655 is the correct part number. I am in the US.
Answer Hello Jim! Yes, Y303404 is the complete heater assembly. Please keep in mind, this is only available for 240V elements. Thanks.