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Spare parts I have tried on several sites for a part which i believe to be a THERMAL CUTOUT but all i seem to be able to get is the THERMOSTAT. The problem the part is giving me is that it prevents the heater from working and also brings on the filter light. Could you please help me as to which part it actually is and to where i might purchase one?

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Re: spare parts

The thermal cutout is the thermostats u have two in a dryer one for the low heat and one for the high heat there just called a thermal cutout switch because it prevents the dryer from over-heating and setting a fire m8 but before you buy one just check if your thermostat for the lower heat might have a small reset button attached to it if it does then press this and if it not faulty will reset itself to start heating up again its that one with the reset buton that are called a thermal cut-out switch let me know which country you live in and i should be able to find you the cheapest web site to order from m8

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You are missing over $150 in parts. You can buy a working unit out of the newspaper for that or less.
All of the wires on those models have letters and numbers on them near the connectors at each end.

Go to the Sears Parts Direct website with your Model Number and you may be able to print out a wiring diagram, because that is what you will need.

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test with battery annd bulb, or ohmmeter
conducts-good, no conduct- replace
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Guy at Sears parts said

safety thermostat, IS, thermal limit, IS thermal fuse, IS overtemperature cutout,
and probably half a dozen other names for the same item
The most common cause is burn out of the thermal cut-out. These are a small screw on device on the exhaust duct, when exhaust air reaches too high a temperature, like a blockage, they fail before a fire.
Clean the exhaust ducts all the way to the outside wall, lots of vent hoods block over time. then examin the exhaust duct for devices that look like this 2832e78.jpg or like this a5b1531.jpg with wires connected to the terminals. there may be 2(hi lo), test with a flashlilght bulb & battery, or ohmmeter
conductivity good,
no conductivity, replace,
they are not resettable.
There are only a few different kinds the local parts guy will have them. take the dud one for him to match.
Remove the plug from the wall before doing anything, remove the wires from the terminals before testing.
This a187dee.jpg is is the circuit for a kenmore dryer 24032,
220V overtemp cutout in the bottom right corner, is NOT connected to the 110V motor circuit.
The motor still runs when the cutout has blown
Sears sells you a $20 part,
arranges a $200 home service call,
somebody gets an attaboy for upsaling

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The most common cause of no heat to an otherwise functioning dryer is failure of the thermal cutout.
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If there's no continuity, replace it. The Thermal Cut-Out should read a short if it is good. This could very well be the cause of your heating problem. Make sure you replace the hi-limit thermostat at the same time. Without doing so, one or the other often go bad again. Whirlpool sells the parts as a set and can be found at I hope this helps you. Let me know if you need further assistance.

PS Double check the heating element too. Disconnect the leads and take a resistance check at the terminals. If good, it will read between 9 and 13 ohms.

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The heating element turns off after about 2 mins

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there is not enough air moving past the heater element to keep it within normal operating ranges, the thermostat cuts it out.
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clear the exhaoust ducting, fan and vent hood of all lint
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locate the thermal cutout, a small device that looks like this 39ec5e4.jpg or this 9756eee.jpg screwed to the exhaust duct or fan housing. not resettable, test with ohmmmeter or battery and bulb,
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probably 75% chance of fix

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