279838 AND 279816 Dryer Heating Element and Thermostat Combo Pack for Whirlpool Kenmore Electric Dryers

June 29, 2018 - Comment

From Napco’s Web Site: NAPCO has served the HVAC and appliance industry for over 24 years. NAPCO’s mission is to manufacture proprietary heating elements in the US and supply high quality generic heating elements in conjunction with supporting heater components to the appliance and HVAC service industry. Our focus is heating elements and related accessory

From Napco’s Web Site: NAPCO has served the HVAC and appliance industry for over 24 years. NAPCO’s mission is to manufacture proprietary heating elements in the US and supply high quality generic heating elements in conjunction with supporting heater components to the appliance and HVAC service industry. Our focus is heating elements and related accessory parts. We will continue to be the leader in manufacturing USA made replacement parts.

Product Features

  • NEW Dryer Heater and Thermostat
  • Includes 279838 heater and 279816 Thermostat
  • Fits Whirlpool, Kenmore, Roper models
  • If it don’t look like the image above, It not a Napco. Napco comes in brown boxes, No chinese writing on it and it says Made In America
  • Napco Electric Dryer Heating Element Made In America in South Haven, MI

Comments

John Galt says:

Great heater, but buy an original Whirlpool high-limit cutout The heater itself is great – works fine and is an exact fit for the original. But after two months the high-limit thermostat cut out for no obvious reason, and once it opens it’s dead. (This is the unit in the lower left of the product photo with a steel back plate, white body, and two electrical contacts sticking up. It goes on the top of the heater chimney on the back of the dryer.) I checked the air flow, the heater resistance, and the operation of the other two thermostats and everything…

Devlin says:

Good, just abbreviated instructions The heating element was exceptionally easy to change and one of the thermostats was a perfect fit but the smaller one was missing an intricate part that is needed due to the way the manufacturer saved some money to build the dryer. That is seemingly typical quite often, unfortunately but after testing that specific thermostat with a multi meter, I found it was salvageable and there was no need to buy yet another piece to the ever increasingly expensive puzzle that my dryer had started to…

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