Product pick of the week: Thermal Fuse

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Welcome to our new series, every week we will be selecting a new part or product we sell and explaining its use and importance. This article will talk about Thermal fuses which are used for your drying machine. If your dryer is not heating it may be a faulty thermal. 1st Source Servall will explain how this part works and why it is important.

A thermal fuse is a safety part that’s purpose is to shut off the electrical flow that powers the heating mechanism when the exhaust becomes overheated. It is similar to an electrical fuse and it can’t be reset, it must be removed and replaced when it is worn out or broken.

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The Secret Workers Of Our Appliances-Thermostats

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Since it is winter time checking your home’s thermostat is almost a daily activity. Even though we only really check our furnace’s thermostat to make sure our homes stay cozy and warm. Our major appliances have to use more than 8 thermostats a day! So let’s take a moment to learn about all the thermostats that keep your appliances running smoothly and that make your life easier!

10284402 - worker icons in cold and warmth with radiant heat and thermostats

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Whirlpool Electric Dryer not heating up? Your thermal fuse could be the problem.

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Have you noticed that your dryer isn’t heating up as much as it used to?  Maybe it’s not even heating up at all anymore? This may be due to a faulty thermal fuse in the back of your dryer, but don’t worry.  We will guide you through easy steps in testing and replacing a faulty thermal fuse if needed.

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