279973 Dryer Thermal Fuse & High-Limit Thermostat Kit. This kit includes 1 high-limit thermostat and 1 thermal cut-off fuse. The thermal limiter shuts off the motor if the dryer overheats.
This part works with the following brands: Whirlpool, Roper, Admiral, Maytag, Hardwick, Jenn-Air, Estate, Magic Chef, Crosley, Inglis, Norge, Modern Maid, Amana, Kenmore, KitchenAid, Caloric & Ikea.
Possible Repair Solution For:
Not drying properly, will not start, no heat, not enough heat, too hot, drying ends too soon.
Please Note: This is intended as a guideline only, as other items can cause the same symptoms.
This part is also known as a safety thermostat, thermal cut-off, thermal limiter.