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Cut-Off Kit 8318314


Part #8318314

Replaced by #279973
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Part Information

This thermal cut-off fuse kit (part number 279973) is for dryers.

Thermal cut-off fuse kit 279973 shuts off the heat if the dryer overheats. The kit includes the thermal cut-off fuse and high-limit thermostat part number 3391914.

Unplug the dryer before installing this part. Wear work gloves to protect your hands.

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1-8 of 10 reviews
MichiganReviews 1Votes 0
• 7 months ago
Boozer• 7 months ago

Easy took 40 minutes,just needed the part numbers, had to google how to check the bad parts

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Cats 17
Dunnellon fl.Reviews 1Votes 0
• 2 years ago
Cats 17• 2 years ago
Yeey easy

Everyone should do their own repairs if they can. Have all your tools ready and soeone to help

North Central IowaReviews 2Votes 0
• 2 years ago
DougR• 2 years ago
Right part thanks to some good troubleshooting.

Not the easiest things to replace, but they did the job and got my dryer up amd running.

Pa of 3
MichiganReviews 1Votes 0
• 2 years ago
Pa of 3• 2 years ago

Easy to order and arrived earlier than expected. Put it in a dryer works great.

Westport, CTReviews 2Votes 0
• 2 years ago
TAC0082• 2 years ago
Order Direct from Manufacture

Best to order from manufacture. Other part suppliers don’t have exact parts as listed in the manuals

One time Brian
Greater New Orleans area, LAReviews 2Votes 0
• 2 years ago
One time Brian• 2 years ago
Always check this fuse first.

I only needed one of the two fuses that were sent, but I guess sending two as a "kit" addresses many model #s, and good to have at least one of them work in an application. Techs should always check for continuity between the terminals on this fuse first before considering the heating element is defective. It could save you a bundle and a lot of time.

Catlettsburg, KYReviews 1Votes 0
• 3 years ago
carlad• 3 years ago
easy to install

it was easy to install 15 mins if I can do it anybody can

CTReviews 1Votes 2
• 4 years ago
CSmustang• 4 years ago
Very Easy to install

2 screws to take the front panel off. 1 screw to remove the heater unit., 2 screws for the thermal cut-off and 2 screws for the fuse kit. 7 screws total and roughly 20 mins.

1-8 of 10 reviews