High Limit Thermostat & Fuse Kit NA LA-1053Part No. NA LA-1053
The high limit kit is a safety that protects the dryer against overheating. The kit consist of one time use fuse (kit includes two match-by-color dot fuses) and a high limit thermostat that stops the flow of electricity when the limit temperature is exceeded protecting against potential fires. Technicians recommend replacing both items together for best protection.
Part location on dryer:
The high limit thermostat is located above the heating element and the fuse is located beside the heating element.
Part failure symptoms:
When the fuse or thermostat fails it causes the dryer to run, but not heat.
If there is no continuity through the fuse (and/or the thermostat) it is bad. Bring your “fuse and thermostat” in for free confirmation that it is good/bad or call the U-FIX-IT store for free assistance with diagnosis.
Replacing NA LA1053 high limit fuse kit on Maytag dryers.