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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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No heat Allan M. • Withee, WI • April 02, 2014

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Purchased a pre owned dryer took forever to dry a load of clothes did some research and hoped it was a worn out heating element Larry H. • Boynton Beach, FL • June 13, 2014

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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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How to replace this heating element?

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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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My Whirlpool dryer turns on and runs, but it never gets hot. I checked the fuse and the thermostat, both were working, so I replaced the heating element. The dryer still doesn't heat. What would be my next step? I'm thinking its time to just get a new dryer.

Leah for Model Number WED5560SQ0

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I have an 3 years old electric Inglis dryer (by Whirlpool with this exact element). I do have heat , lots of it but the heating element have started rattling a little (noise) after like 10 minutes in the cycle. Question is: could that mean the heating element is about to fail ?

Max for Model Number Inglis IED4400

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I noticed that the dryer had stop running and smelt a burning smell. I opened it and checked the lent collector and it hadn't been cleaned. I cleaned it and let it cool off but still does not work ?

Scott P for Model Number HYE2460AYW

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