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Dryer Thermal Cut-Off Kit

Part Number: AP3094244
MFG Part Number: 279816
Made by: Whirlpool
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For Whirlpool made electric dryers. Kit includes one thermal cut-off (309 degrees) and one hi-limit thermostat (250 degrees), comes with wiring and connectors.

Genuine Whirlpool part. Whirlpool brands include Whirlpool, Maytag, KitchenAid, Jenn-Air, Amana, Magic Chef, Admiral, Norge, Roper, and others. See all items in Dryer Fuse Or Sensor and Washer Dryer Combo Fuse Or Sensor.
Whirlpool also makes various appliance models for Sears / Kenmore.

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Part Number 279816 (AP3094244) replaces 2651, 3399848, 3977393, AH334299, EA334299, PS334299.

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Dryer stopped drying Timothy B. • Pace, FL • March 31, 2014
Appliance: Model WHIRLPOOL DRYER

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Heat sensor on dryer did not work Richard P. • Shallotte, NC • March 16, 2014
Appliance: Roper Residential Dryer REX5634KQ0

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Sensor was burnt out James N. • Defiance, OH • June 12, 2014

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How to Replace Dryer Thermal Cut-Off Kit #279816

Step by step instructions on how to replace a Dryer Thermal Cut-Off Kit #279816 for Dryer, Washer Dryer Combo made by Whirlpool, KitchenAid, Roper, Kenmore, Maytag, Estate. Note: This video is intended to give you the general idea of the part replacement procedure. Your appliance may differ depending on the manufacturer and model.


 

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Has 240 VAC, heater coil, heater & thermal fuses check good. (countinuity) What about dryer cycling thermostat? I have voltage to heating coils, but no heat? Neutral or Ground??

Jb for Model Number 11096576400

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I just replaced the heating element and now doing the thermostat and thermal cut-off. Is there a certain polarity on the thermostat or thermal cut-off? I only ask cause I wired it all up and the thermal cut-off blew. So now I got a new set but am curious if I wired it reversed. If I bypass the cut-off the dry heats up and works fine.

Kevin for Model Number LER5636EQ3

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My whirlpool dryer runs, but does not heat at all. Model number ler6620pq1. Research tells me it's probably the thermal fuse and to change the thermostat with the thermal fuse. Is this the correct part number I need to do this? AP3094244

Seth

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I have removed the two wires from the lower tstat and cant remember how they go back. The appliance place I ordered my part from only sold me the one part I know now that I need both. I just want to be sure that I get it right as I think I toasted the one I bought! can you tell me which wires go where? there is only two.

Sean for Model Number LEC8858EZ1

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Everything runs but no heat. Looking at the video it shows 3 wires connected to the Hi-Limit Thermostat. I only have 2 wires, both red and no orange wire. Before ordering a kit I need to know if this is normal wiring. Thanks, Bob

Bob Kleiser for Model Number MED5870TW0

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I have ordered and replaced the heating element ap3094254, thermal fuse 3392519 and the high limit thermostat 3977767 and the dryer runs but won't heat,. Checked and we are getting 240 volts from the panel. What else could need replacing?

I for Model Number 110-64622300

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