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3977767 Dryer Thermostat For Whirlpool / Maytag / Roper

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SKU: APN3977767    
Condition: New
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Replacement hi-limit thermostat used for some Admiral, Amana, Crosley, Estate, Inglis, Kenmore, KitchenAid, Magic Chef, Maytag, Roper, and Whirlpool dryer models.

Directly Replaces: WP3977767, 3977767, WP3977767VP, 3399693, ER3977767, SET185, TJ90SET185,898078, AP3131941, EAP351925, PD00003007, PS351925, PS11742185, B008DJVSXS, B00PDXAQH6, B009HAFMI4, B0081EAP5W, B00PDXAMMK, B00LW6VH58, B00IQ9VKV0, B0156N9ZRO, B00DM8KR1E, B00OBF5NRA.


  • Safety switch actuated by temperature change to keep the dryer from overheating. 
  • L250-80 thermostat.
  • Includes (1) High Limit Thermostat with Extended 'Push-On' Terminal Arm.


  • Color: Black / Gray / Brass.
  • Material: Metal / Plastic.
  • Operational Specs: 250°F open, 170°F close.
  • Overall Dimensions: 2-3/8"L x 1-1/2"W x 1"H.
  • Additional Dimensions: 1/4" male terminal, 3/16" male terminal, 1/4" female terminal.

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3977767 Dryer Thermostat For Whirlpool / Maytag / Roper

Repair Skill Level: 2 | Beginner to Moderate
Minimal disassembly (if any) and some basic tools may be needed.

Part Description: The hi-limit thermostat is a safety switch actuated by temperature change to keep the dryer from overheating.

Failure Symptoms: Dryer may heat too long, or may not heat at all.

Testing: Use a multimeter to test it for continuity in the thermostat. If there is no continuity it should be replaced.

Bonus Tip: Overloading the dryer is a common cause of broken dryer parts. Learn your dryer's max capacity to get the best longevity out of it.

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The User assumes responsibility associated with making test measurements, adjustments, parts replacements and any other action necessary to perform any recommended procedures. It is the responsibility of the User to ask for clarification if a recommendation is not fully understood, including the risks and hazards associated with the recommended procedures.

  • My whirlpool Dryer thermostate

    Posted by PETER on 4th Jul 2018

    The product worked great.