Replacement 279838 Dryer Heating Element for Whirlpool / Roper / Maytag

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Sku:  APN279838
Condition:  New

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Replacement heating element and partial housing assembly used for some Admiral, Amana, Crosley, Estate, Inglis, Kenmore, KitchenAid, Magic Chef, Maytag, Roper and Whirlpool dryer models.

Directly Replaces: 279838, WP279837, 279837, 279838A, 279838VP, 3398063, 3398064, 3403585, 8565582, W10724237, 4531017, 4617547, 4675511, 5324919, 5329098, 5895597, 2438, AP3094254, AH334313, EA334313, EAP334313, PD00002351, PS334313.


  • Produces heat while the dryer is in operation.
  • Includes (1) Heating Element with Partial Housing and (2) 5/16" male terminals.
  • Must re-use remaining housing from the old heating assembly.
  • Insulators and restring already attached for easy installation.
  • Does not include thermostat or thermal fuse.

Per the manufacturer, you may need a wire connector to install heating element.


  • Material: Metal / Ceramic.
  • Electrical Specs: 240V, 5400W.
  • Overall Dimensions: 9-15/16"L x 6-15/16"W x 2-5/8"H.

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26 Reviews

  • 5
    heating element for dryer

    Posted by michael j white on 13th Apr 2023

    was a good fit and dryer works well

  • 5
    dryer Element

    Posted by Michael J Somers on 18th Oct 2021

    part was exactly what I ordered. shipping was faster than expected. five stars all the way!

  • 5
    Excelllent product

    Posted by Alejandro Damaso on 1st Aug 2018

    The product is just as it's shown on the image, fits and works perfect.

    Thanks for your excellent service!

  • 5
    Satisfied Customer

    Posted by Anonymous on 23rd Jul 2018

    The element replacement was fairly straightforward, and the dryer has returned to working as normal for the past 6 weeks. Pleased with the results.

  • 5

    Posted by Anonymous on 25th Jun 2018

    It was a perfect fit an it was so easy to change.

  • 5
    Good product

    Posted by Walt. Jennings on 9th Jun 2018

    Fast shipping, good part as the manufacturers. Good product

  • 5
    Dryer heating element

    Posted by Anonymous on 28th May 2018

    Fast shipping, and the part solved my problem of a cold dryer.

  • 5
    Quick, Easy, and Inexpensive

    Posted by Julie on 25th Apr 2018

    I appreciated the quick arrival of my part. Everything went smooth with this part of the repair.

  • 5
    Dryer element

    Posted by Eliezer Quinones on 17th Apr 2018

    Perfect it works great!

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