Dryer thermal fuse located on the blower housing. If the dryer overheats, the thermal fuse blows cutting off power to the motor or the heating system. When the fuse is bad the dryer won't start or will run but not heat. The thermal fuse cannot be reset. Fuses often blow due to a clogged dryer vent.
Dryer heating element. If your dryer does not heat first check for a blown thermal fuse on the blower housing before replacing the heating element. In most cases the heating element will have a break in the element if defective. *May need wire connector to install heating element.
Repair kit for Whirlpool, Kenmore, Roper dryer; rollers, belt and idler pulley, for 29" wide Dryers built 1965 and later. This dryer maintenance kit contains all of the parts that are commonly defective when the dryer is noisy.
-Call with model# to verify if kit is compatible with your dryer.
Dryer drum support roller. If the dryer is making a rumbling or knocking noise the rollers may be worn out causing the drum not to turn smoothly.
Dryer heating element thermal cut-off (thermal fuse) 309 degrees and high limit thermostat 250 degrees, with wiring kit. If the dryer does not heat the thermal cut off may have blown and a new high limit thermostat is needed.
Door handle, white. Snaps in place
Dryer lint screen assembly. Proper air flow is critical to dryer operation so the filter should be cleaned before every load.
Dryer cycling thermostat with internal bias heater, L155-25. If the dryer won't heat, it is unlikely that this thermostat is causing the issue, as the thermal fuse or thermal cut-out normally fail first.
Dryer belt tension idler pulley assembly.When the idler pulley goes bad it will usually make a high pitch squeeling or rattling noise.
Dryer drum drive motor. Includes pulley for dryer drum drive belt. Other shaft has reverse threads for blower wheel. Common symptoms of a bad drive motor are:
-Dryer stops turning during cycle
-Dryer won't start
-Dryer won't turn at all
-Dryer drive motor is loud
Dryer high-limit thermostat, L250-80, with terminal extension arm. This thermostat should be closed for continuity at room temperature and opens at around 250 degrees Fahrenheit. If the dryer won't heat, the high-limit thermostat might be defective.
Plastic leveling leg. White approximately 1" round x 1 3/4" long
Dryer blower wheel. Used on 29 inch Whirlpool built models with lint filter on top. To remove the blower wheel, unscrew the blower wheel clockwise off the motor shaft.
Dryer timer assembly