Whirlpool Dryer Element 5,400 W Replacement for 279838

SKU: DE838 Categories: , GTIN: 687152167500

46,00 CAD$

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The Whirlpool DE838 dryer element 5,400 W is a SUPCO branded part.

The heater assembly includes

  • element housing
  • heater coil
  • attached insulators

The heating element generates the heat needed to dry clothes.

Possible repair solution for :

  • no heat
  • not enough heat
  • takes too long to dry

Skill Level 2 : Intermediate
Some basic tools may be required. Some disassembly is required.
General knowledge is helpful.

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Specifications of the product

  • 5,400 W
  • 240 V
  • Equivalent to OEM Whirlpool 279838
  • Check your model number to ensure this is the correct part for your appliance
  • No returns or refunds on electrical parts


The part DE838 is compatible with the following brands :

  • Whirlpool
  • Roper
  • Admiral
  • Estate
  • Inglis
  • Kenmore
  • KitchenAid
  • Maytag


Replaces the following old part numbers :

  • 279838
  • 279837
  • 3398064
  • 3403585
  • 8565582
  • W10724237
  • WP279837
  • WP279838


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