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Whirlpool Dryer Heating Element

Part Number: AP3094254
MFG Part Number: 279838
Made by: Whirlpool
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This Whirlpool dryer heating element is rated 240 volts and 5400 watt. Replaces many older styles. When the element burns out, it cannot be repaired and must be replaced. Fits Maytag, Whirlpool, Kenmore, Estate and Roper electric dryers. Genuine Whirlpool part.

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

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Part Number 279838 (AP3094254) replaces 2438, 3398064, 3403585, 8565582, AH334313, EA334313, PS334313.

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Long drying time then no heat at all. John C. • Center, TX • April 03, 2014
Appliance: Roper 29"ELECTRIC Dryer RES7745RQ1

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How to Replace Whirlpool Dryer Heating Element #279838

Step by step instructions on how to replace a Whirlpool Dryer Heating Element #279838 for Dryer made by Whirlpool, 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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My whirlpool dryer (ler6634dqo) still gets hot but takes several restarts to dry my clothes. Would this be the dryer heating element?

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Does my model have only one heating element and is it necessary to change the connection wires when changing the heating elements?

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Hello, I change the heating element (was broken) and all fuses are OK. Still no heat. What can I do next? Thank you, Laura.

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My dryer would only work in low heat/fluff cycle and now will not start at all. I already changed out the thermal fuse.

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My dryer wont always turn off unless I unplug it. It has burned up 2 thermal fuses.

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