The clothes dryer is one of the most used appliances in the home. If it stops working, you may be stuck with a pile of wet laundry. Hanging your clothes on the line can take hours and be inconvenient.

If your dryer wont heat or turn on, you may not have to face expensive and time-consuming repairs to get it back in working order.

It’s possible to fix your appliance by replacing the dryer thermal fuse (part number 3392519; W3392519; WP3392519).

This article will show you how to replace the thermal fuse replacement part for most Whirlpool, Kenmore, and Kitchen Aid dryers.

Any time you work on an appliance, make sure it is unplugged or the circuit breaker is off.

Your first step is to remove the back panel. Disconnect the wires to the old fuse, remove the mounting screw and pull the old fuse out.

Install the new thermal fuse by sliding it into the slot. Then secure the mounting screw and reconnect the wires.

Replace the back panel and plug the appliance back in.