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W10518394 W10134009 Dishwasher Heating Element For Maytag / Whirlpool

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SKU: APNW10134009    
Condition: New
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Replacement heating element used for some Inglis, Maytag, and Whirlpool dishwasher models.

Directly Replaces: W10518394, 8194250, 8563007, 8572861, W10441445, W10134009, W10518394VP, B0156NFVP4, B0035G56DM, B005AR7B0U, B008DKBIX2, SAPW10134009, 2977737, AP5690151, EAP8260087, PD00004893, PS8260087.


  • Heats the water to a temp high enough to remove bacteria from dishes. Also used to dry dishes faster.
  • Includes: (1) Heating Element, (2) Washers, (2) Fasteners.
  • Included rubber washers ensure a water tight seal.


  • Color: Black.
  • Material: Calrod element with rubber washers and plastic fasteners.
  • Overall Dimensions: 16 9/16"L x 16"W x 3"H. 
  • Additional Dimensions: Threaded ends are 7/16" diameter.
  • Volts: 115.
  • Watts: 1060.

*Please be mindful of the width of the threaded ends (listed above) prior to purchase. Some compatible models may require the element holes to be widened slightly with a drill to fit the threaded ends of this part.

Compatible Models:

W10518394 W10134009 Dishwasher Heating Element For Maytag / Whirlpool

Repair Skill Level: 3 Screwdrivers

The heating element heats the water to a temp high enough to remove bacteria from dishes. It is also used to dry dishes faster during a heated dry cycle.

Failure Symptoms: Dishwasher runs for several hours. If the heating element doesn't heat the water to the appropriate temperature, the dishwasher won't move on to the next cycle causing the dishwasher to run for several hours. Another symptom of a bad element is if the dishes don't dry properly during a heated dry cycle.

How to Test: Use a multimeter to test the element for continuity. If the heating element assembly does not have continuity, replace it.

Repair Tip: Whenever replacing the heating element you should also consider replacing the high limit thermostat. If it has blown, your element could overheat and melt the floor of the tub.

Disclaimer: Information and recommendations contained herein are believed to be accurate as of the date hereof. Since the conditions and methods of use of the information referred to are beyond control, and Thrifty Appliance Parts LLC, cannot be held liable for results obtained or arising from use or reliance on such information.
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.

  • Heating element

    Posted by Scott Grimes on 25th Sep 2020

    Super fast shipping!! Part fit great and works great!

  • Quick Shipping

    Posted by Anonymous on 8th Apr 2019

    Our heating element in our dishwasher broke and we were able to verify that this was the right part by emailing thrifty appliances. They got back to us right away and we ordered the part immediately. It arrived quicker than expected with minimal packaging (which we love!) and my husband was able to install it using a youtube video. Thanks for saving us money and time! Very efficient.

  • easy order

    Posted by Kat on 2nd Apr 2019

    I comparison shopped for price to replace this heating element . Less than 1/2 of the name brand and it works just fine.
    I really liked the feature that you could check your model number to see if part was compatible. I received an email to verify this within a couple hours.

  • Great service and the part worked.. But..

    Posted by frank Hinde on 22nd Feb 2019

    I have an Amana dishwasher The heater fitted perfectly but the nuts that hold the heater through the bottom of the dishwasher are different to the those required for the new heater (shown). You can get around this by buying 2 steel 7/16ths National Fine (NF) nuts plus flat washers from the autoparts store. Your local hardware is unlikely to carry NF threads. You will need an 11/16ths deep socket to tighten the nuts from below.. Do not over tighten, would be easy to break the new heater element! Thrifty even emailed me on a Sunday to confirm the compatibility of the new heater.. Can't beat service like that!

  • Awesome replacement part

    Posted by Kevin on 18th Feb 2019

    I used this item to replace a worn out heating element in our Whirlpool - Quiet Partner I dishwasher. It was the exact size and everything fit perfectly. It shipped and delivered quicker than I was expecting. I was very impressed.

  • Dishwasher gets hot again!

    Posted by Brian G on 18th Feb 2019

    My 2 year old dishwasher wasn't getting hot anymore, so I bought a thermostat, which didn't work, and then this... It worked! Dishwasher is s good new again! Thank you!