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Dryer Heating Element (replaces WP279837, WP279838) 279838

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Part #279838

Online Price
$51.72
12% OFF MSRP : $59.00
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60-day return policy

Part Information

Helpful DIY instructions: Installation guide with video.

Special details: To verify element 279838 is needed, check for damage to the element or use a multimeter to measure the element for continuity. Replace the element if you find damage or if you measure infinite resistance.

This heating element (part number 279838) is for dryers.

Heating element 279838 generates the dryer's heat. The heating element doesn't include the high-limit thermostat; order separately if needed

Disconnect the power before installing this part. Wear work gloves to protect your hands.

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Reviews

Worked perfectly, fitment precise
July 22, 2023

Easily replaced in less than 10 mins. I did a quick check before final install to make sure this was my root problem. Element heated quickly and I verified functionality which ultimately solved my dryer issue.

Sam, New Hebron, MS

4 people thought this review was helpful.

Ease of Installation
Very Easy
Duration of Installation
Less than 30 minutes

Yes, I would recommend this to a friend

I would buy this product again
July 22, 2023

Product works great

Jon the main man, Memphis, TN

1 person thought this review was helpful.

Ease of Installation
Easy
Duration of Installation
Less than 30 minutes

Yes, I would recommend this to a friend

Correct part for my kenmore electric dryer
June 23, 2023

Easy to remove old part and install new part. However, it turns out it was my timer dial. I called my appliance guy after it would heat and then not heat. He deduced the timer was being touchy. Oh well

Save this thermometer, the part doesn't come with it
New (left) and old part (right)
Opened back of dryer

Monty Burns, Gloucester, MA

2 people thought this review was helpful.

Ease of Installation
Very Easy
Duration of Installation
Less than 30 minutes

Yes, I would recommend this to a friend

Perfect!
June 14, 2023

Perfect replacement part. Fits like a glove and works like a champ

KB, Kerrville Texas

1 person thought this review was helpful.

Ease of Installation
Very Easy
Duration of Installation
Less than 30 minutes

Yes, I would recommend this to a friend

Dryer heating element replacement
January 27, 2023

perfect fit no problems installing simple to replace

Bob D, TN

2 people thought this review was helpful.

Ease of Installation
Very Easy
Duration of Installation
30 minutes - 1 hour
Worked great!
January 02, 2023

The website was one of the better ones for finding appliance parts. It fit and worked well.

Repairman, St. Louis

1 person thought this review was helpful.

Ease of Installation
Moderate
Duration of Installation
30 minutes - 1 hour
Junk packaging
October 17, 2022

Horrible packing job no protection for the sensitive contents I'm out a lot of money having to use the laundry mat

Appliance m, Antigo Wisconsin

1 person thought this review was helpful.

Ease of Installation
Easy
Duration of Installation
30 minutes - 1 hour

Yes, I would recommend this to a friend

Thermostat was not there. Had to buy new dryer.
July 29, 2022

Salesman Joe insured me over the phone that tis part included the thermostat. It didn't !!!

Jerry, Lincoln City, OR

1 person thought this review was helpful.

Ease of Installation
Easy
Duration of Installation
30 minutes - 1 hour