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LA-1044 Dryer Heating Element Kit For GE / Magic Chef / Crosley

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SKU: APNLA-1044    
Condition: New
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Replacement heating element and thermostat set used for some Admiral, Amana, Crosley, GE, Jenn-Air, Magic Chef, and Maytag dryer models.

Directly Replaces: LA-1044, 31001499, 53-0180, 53-0500, 53-0919, 53-0920, 53-1641, DE148, LA1044, H180, K85-950, L85-950, LA-1044VP, 53-0771, WP53-0771, 2798, AH2162280, AP4242494, EA2162280, EAP2162280, PD00002367, PS2162280.


  • Produces heat while the dryer is in operation.
  • Must re-use the housing from the old heating element.
  • Insulators and restring already attached for easy installation.
  • Comes with replacement 53-0771 hi-limit thermostat.
  • Includes (1) Heating Element with (2) 1/4" Male Terminals, (1) L248-80 Hi-Limit Thermostat.


  • Material: Metal / Ceramic.
  • Electrical Specs: 240V, 4750W.
  • Overall Dimensions: 10-3/8"L x 3-1/2"W x 1-5/8"H.
  • Additional Dimensions: Thermostat measures 1-1/2"L x 1"W x 2"H.

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LA-1044 Dryer Heating Element Kit For GE / Magic Chef / Crosley

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

Part Description: The heating assembly produces heat while the dryer is in operation.

Failure Symptoms: Dryer overheats, will not heat at all, or takes an increasing amount of time to dry your clothes.

Testing: Check for damage or breaks in the element coil. Use a multimeter to test it for continuity. If there is damage to the coil or if heating element does not have continuity, replace it.

Bonus Tip: The thermal fuse and high limit thermostat should also be checked for failure, as they may also be affected.

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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.

  • Dryer part

    Posted by Margaret Leeper on 3rd Dec 2019

    Excellent customer service. The first part arrived on time,but was broken. I emailed them,they acted promptly, and a replacement pair was shipped out the next day. Excellent customer service!

  • Inexpensive fix!

    Posted by Anonymous on 1st Jun 2019

    Great product...ive purchased 2x and always works perfectly. Inexpensive fix for an older dryer. I would purchase again.