279769 Whirlpool Dryer Thermal Cut Off Fuse Kit

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This Dryer Thermal Cut Off Kit is a safety device designed to protect the dryer from overheating. A multimeter can be used to test the fuse. Always check the dryer venting when replacing a blown thermal fuse. To access the part, you'll need to remove the back panel of your dryer. This kit includes one thermal cut-off (360 degrees) and one hi-limit thermostat (250 degrees). If your dryer isn't heating as expected, replacing this part may alleviate the issue. Replacing this part will require basic hand tools, some disassembly of the dryer and novice repair experience. You must unplug the dryer or shut off the house circuit breaker for the appliance before installing this part.

Part Specification
• This product is a Factory Certified Part. These three words represent quality parts and accessories designed specifically for your appliance. Time tested engineering that meets our strict quality specifications
• This product is a replacement part
• Package contains (1) Dryer Thermal Cut Off Kit
• Tools Needed: Multi screwdriver


Weight : 0.135900 lbs
Dimension : 5.078700 x 2.952700 x 1.259800
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This Dryer Thermal Cut Off Kit is a safety device designed to protect the dryer from overheating. A multimeter can be used to test the fuse. Always check the dryer venting when replacing a blown thermal fuse. To access the part, you'll need to remove the back panel of your dryer. This kit includes one thermal cut-off (360 degrees) and one hi-limit thermostat (250 degrees). If your dryer isn't heating as expected, replacing this part may alleviate the issue. Replacing this part will require basic hand tools, some disassembly of the dryer and novice repair experience. You must unplug the dryer or shut off the house circuit breaker for the appliance before installing this part.

Part Specification
• This product is a Factory Certified Part. These three words represent quality parts and accessories designed specifically for your appliance. Time tested engineering that meets our strict quality specifications
• This product is a replacement part
• Package contains (1) Dryer Thermal Cut Off Kit
• Tools Needed: Multi screwdriver


Weight : 0.135900 lbs
Dimension : 5.078700 x 2.952700 x 1.259800
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The following parts are replaced by this product

  1. 279548
  2. 3387812
  3. 3398671
  4. 695563
  5. 3389946
Replacing the 279769 Whirlpool Dryer Thermal Cut-Off Fuse Kit

Tools Needed:
Phillips head screwdriver, pliers, and needle nose pliers.

Instructions:

1. Unplug the dryer from the wall outlet and move away from the wall to access rear panel.

2. Remove the screws on the back of the dryer using the Phillips head screwdriver.

3. Find the old thermal cut-off fuse kit and remove it by using pliers and needle nose pliers to gently remove the wires. Be sure to note which wires go where and label them appropriately.

4. Insert the new 279769 Whirlpool Dryer Thermal Cut-Off Fuse Kit in the same way as the old one was removed. Make sure all the wires are firmly attached to their respective points.

5. Reattach the rear panel and use a Phillips head screwdriver to secure the screws.

6. Plug the dryer back into the wall outlet and turn the power back on.

7. Test the dryer to ensure that the new thermal fuse is working properly.

Following these steps will ensure that your dryer is working safely and efficiently. If you have any further questions or concerns, be sure to contact a qualified technician.

Please keep in mind, these instructions are for general guidance and should always be used in conjunction with the manufacturer's manual, if available.
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