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Hi-Limit Thermostat

Part Number: AP2973862
MFG Part Number: 3390291
Made by: Whirlpool
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This dryer thermostat has a 250 degree cut-off limit with a 60 degree cool down before resetting.

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 3390291 (AP2973862) replaces 2924, 696397, AH344915, EA344915, PS344915.

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Dryer wouldn't heat Randal B. • Lynnwood, WA • April 12, 2014
Appliance: Whirlpool Residential Dryer LE5700XSW0

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How to Replace Hi-Limit Thermostat #3390291

Step by step instructions on how to replace a Hi-Limit Thermostat #3390291 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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Is the thermal fuse at the top of the heat duct above the heater near the outlet to the dryer? the bottom one is the heator limit switch correct.



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Dryer blows, but wont heat?

Jeff for Model Number keye677bwh2


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Dryer ran perfect yesterday, will not turn on today. What should I check first or replace.

Gerald for Model Number WHIRLPOOL LER7646EQO


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My dryer is running but no heat coming out. What do part do I need to replace?

Tomas O. for Model Number Kenmore series 70


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Dryer will blow hot air only for a short time, then blows cold air. Replaced the timer, however was sent a bad timer from manufacturer,(would not count off time correctly), but still did the same thing when installed. Put old timer back on, do I need thermister, or high limit thermostat or both?

Greg for Model Number Kenmore #60942


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which switch is the correct one. thermal cut off kit #279816 and high limit thermostat #3390291. I need the thermal cut off switch for whirpool dryer next to the top of the heating element cover.

J. M for Model Number ler8857ezo


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