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Dryer Thermal Cut-Off Fuse Kit, 352-degree F 279769

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Part #279769

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Manufacturer substitution
This part replaces 3977394. Substitute parts can look different from the original.
This part replaces #3977394
Online price
$38.99
In Stock
For ZIP codes near Edit
365-day return policy
This part fits
Whirlpool, Kenmore, Kenmore Elite, Roper, Amana, Crosley, Admiral, KitchenAid, Estate

Part Information

This thermal cut-off fuse kit (part number 279769) is for dryers.

Thermal cut-off fuse kit 279769 shuts off the heat if the dryer overheats. The kit includes the thermal cut-off fuse and high-limit thermostat part number 3390291.

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

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Reviews

1-8 of 38 reviews
Bobb
Syracuse NYReviews 1Votes 0
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• 4 months ago
Bobb• 4 months ago
correct part---works well

Easy install...correct parts. Staff was professional.

Response from Sears PartsDirect:
sm • 4 months ago

Hello. We are so glad to hear you had a positive experience with Sears!! We greatly appreciate your feedback. Thank you for choosing Sears!

TG-DIYer
GeorgiaReviews 4Votes 0
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• 5 months ago
TG-DIYer• 5 months ago
Super Easy To Install

Most folks think it's usually the "guys" who repair appliances... but my dad was a mechanic for 50 yrs. and taught us girls as well as our brother to "fix" things. I just discovered Sears Parts Direct & LOVE them. This is the 2nd dryer I've restored back to working condition for less than $200. This seal is so simple & easy to replace, even a gal 62 yrs old can handle it with ease. Thanks Sears Parts Direct. :-)

Jimbo
Stony Point, NYReviews 1Votes 0
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• 6 months ago
Jimbo• 6 months ago
Very easy to install!!

Watched the repair video on the Parts Direct page. Very informative.

Response from Sears PartsDirect:
sm • 6 months ago

Hello. We are so glad to hear you had a positive experience with Sears!! We greatly appreciate your feedback. Thank you for choosing Sears!

Botso
PennsylvaniaReviews 1Votes 0
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• 6 months ago
Botso• 6 months ago
Exactly as promised

Part fit perfect , dryer terminal cut off switch , easy to install

JJim
Kaneohe, HIReviews 1Votes 0
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• 7 months ago
JJim• 7 months ago
Quick, accurate service

(I had to laugh at the "example": "It was quick to install and easy to fix" . NOT! This was the two thermal cutoff switches on an electric clothes dryer. They are NOT easy to install; they were buried deep in the bottom of the dryer with tiny screws and very limited access. And then I dropped one of the screws into the bottom of the drier and could not find it, so had to scrounge around to get another. But with the help of a YouTube video (bless them!) I did get it done after an hour plus and lots of aches in my poor old body. The parts arrived three days after ordering (for a $40 shipping fee on a $40 parts order) and the order was accurate. All told, the dryer works now and probably got it done faster and cheaper than calling a repair guy. Would I do it again? Maybe/maybe not - hope I don't have the chance to decide!

dcp1
SyracuseReviews 1Votes 0
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• 1 year ago
dcp1• 1 year ago
dryer heating circuit and safety fuse parts

It's simple to restore heating by replacing these parts. Remember that the fuse blows for a reason, don't just replace the fuse. I bought the temp control part locally as it was backordered on partsdirect.

Response from Sears PartsDirect:
sm • 1 year ago

Hello. We are so glad to hear you had a positive experience with Sears!! We greatly appreciate your feedback. Thank you for choosing Sears!

Happy Buyer
MDReviews 5Votes 0
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• 1 year ago
Happy Buyer• 1 year ago
Dryer works again

To install, remove bottom front panel (2 clips), loosen the heater (3 screws), replace this fuse (2 wires and 1 screw), [and the thermostat if need be (2 wires, 2 screws),] and re-install heater and front panel.

Reviews 1Votes 0
★★★★★★★★★★
• 1 year ago
• 1 year ago
Works Great

Easy to install. Hoping genuine Sears part lasts longer than knock-off we initially tried.

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