Replacing the Flame Sensor in a Gas Dryer

Located on the burner funnel, the flame sensor detects when the igniter is hot enough to light the gas burner. When the igniter is hot enough, the flame sensor shuts off current to the igniter and that current then flows through the gas valve coils, which open the gas valves to light the burner. If […]

Dryer Repair – Replacing the Disposable Thermal Fuse (Whirlpool Part #3390719)

Hi, it’s Steve from PartSelect. Today we’re going to show you how to change the thermal fuse on your dryer. It’s a pretty easy job; all we’re going to need is a Phillips screwdriver, a quarter inch nut driver, a putty knife, a pair of needle nose pliers, and maybe a pair of wire strippers. […]

Dryer Not Heating? Thermal Fuse Testing, Repair

since you can’t tell if a thermal fuse has blown out simply by looking at it you’ll need to perform a continuity test continuity tests will determine if a continuous electrical path is present in the fuse if the fuse has continuity it should be functioning properly no continuity means the electrical path broken and […]

How to Replace a Maytag Gas Dryer Thermal Fuse

The thermal fuse is a safety component that trips if the air flowing through the drum begins to overheat. A blocked exhaust vent is the most common reason the air overheats. When the thermal fuse is blown in a gas dryer, the burner won’t ignite. You can’t reset the thermal fuse; if it’s blown, you […]

How to Replace a Kenmore Gas Dryer Thermal Fuse

The thermal fuse is a safety component that trips if the air flowing through the drum begins to overheat. A blocked exhaust vent is the most common reason the air overheats. When the thermal fuse is blown in a gas dryer, the burner won’t ignite. You can’t reset the thermal fuse; if it’s blown, you […]

Dryer Repair- Replacing the Thermal Fuse (Whirlpool Part# 3392519)

Hi, it’s Steve from PartSelect. Today I’m going to show you how to change the thermal fuse on your dryer. It’s a pretty easy job. All we’re going to need is a quarter inch nut driver and perhaps a pair of needle nose pliers. The very first thing that we need to do is disconnect […]

Whirlpool Dryer Replace Thermostat & Thermal Fuse #279816

repair clinic encourages you to perform this procedure safely in this video we will show one or more of these icons to alert you when to use caution as with any repair be sure you’ve unplugged the appliance before beginning your first step is to remove the back panel disconnect the wire from the old […]

How to Replace a Kenmore Electric Dryer Thermal Fuse

The thermal fuse is a safety component that trips if the air flowing through the drum begins to overheat. A blocked exhaust vent is the most common reason the air overheats. When the thermal fuse is blown in an electric dryer, the controls light up but the drive motor won’t run. You can’t reset the […]

How to Replace a Maytag Electric Dryer Thermal Cut-off Fuse Kit

The thermal cut-off fuse is a safety device that shuts down the dryer’s heating element if the dryer severely overheats. You can’t reset the thermal cut-off fuse—you must replace it, as well as the failed high-limit thermostat. The thermal cut-off fuse kit contains both components. Before you begin, wear work gloves to protect your hands. […]

How to Replace a Kenmore Gas Dryer Thermal Cut-off Fuse Kit

The thermal cut-off fuse is a safety device that shuts down the burner if the dryer severely overheats. You can’t reset the thermal cut-off fuse—you must replace it, as well as the failed high-limit thermostat. The thermal cut-off fuse kit contains both components. Before you begin, wear work gloves to protect your hands. Unplug the […]