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DC96-00887A Dryer Thermal Fuse Assembly for Samsung

SKU DC96-00887A


If you are replacing your dryer element, thermal fuse or thermostat because your dryer is having trouble heating up, we recommend replacing the dryer element, thermal fuse and the thermostat. 

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The thermal fuse assembly is a safety part responsible for preventing the dryer from overheating. In cases where your dryer doesn't start, it won't heat up, or if it is taking longer than usual to dry clothes, the thermal assembly may need to be replaced. Take a look at the compatible model numbers and cross reference information to make sure that this part will work with your dryer.

  • Cross Reference Information 
    DC96-00887C, DC96-00887A
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  • Compatible with the following Dryer brands: Samsung 

Just because parts look the same does not mean that they are the same. Use the model numbers below to ensure that this part is compatible with your appliance! 

All Snap parts come with installation instructions to help you with your repair. If you need more help, you can always contact us for further assistance. Email us at or give us a call at 1-877-269-0086.

Model Numbers 

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DV316LEW NED7200TW10

Installation Instructions

Installation Instructions for DC96-00887A

Installation Instructions – Replacement Thermal Fuse Assembly for SNAP Supply, LLC’s products DC96-00887C

Tools Needed

Phillips Head Screwdriver

  1. Unplug your dryer.
  2. Unscrew the screws holding the top panel in place on the back of the dryer.
  3. Remove the top panel of the dryer.
  4. Lift the locking tabs on the back of the front control panel, remove panel.
  5. Open dryer door, unscrew the 2 screws at the bottom of the door, close door once screws are removed.
  6. On the top lip of the front panel, unscrew the 4 screws holding it in place, slightly lift then pull the front panel off slightly.
  7. Unplug the wire harness from the inside of the front panel, simply pull the plug out from the housing.
  8. Pull the front panel completely off by lifting the panel up off the bottom mounting brackets.
  9. In the bottom right corner of the open dryer, disconnect the moisture sensor plug to gain access to the heater element.
  10. Take the 3 screws holding the heater element out, then lift up the heater element
  11. With the heater element lifted, lift and remove the bottom mounting bracket.
  12. Lower the heating element assembly down, then carefully remove the heater element out of the dryer to remove the thermal fuse.
  13. Remove 2 wires attached to thermal fuse, be sure to put the wires back in the correct place after the fuse assembly is replaced.
  14. Unscrew the 2 screws holding the fuse assembly in place to the heater element
  15. Remove fuse assembly, replace with new SNAP fuse assembly
  16. Screw the new assembly in, reconnect wires in same pattern as when disconnected
  17. Put the heater assembly back into the dryer first, lifting up once in place to allow space for mounting bracket.
  18. Replace mounting bracket to where it originally was, Making sure to engage the locking tabs
  19. Replace 3 screws and reconnect the moisture sensor.
  20. Replace the front panel of the dryer by first making sure the panel is on the bottom mounting brackets, then reconnect the wire connection, reengage the top locking tabs to keep front panel in place.
  21. Replace the upper 4 screws on the top of the front panel, open dryer door, replace 2 screws on inside of door to reconnect dryer panel to lint screen housing.
  22. Setting control panel back onto bottom mounting brackets, ensure panel is resting on all brackets, then push panel to engage the upper locking tabs.
  23. Take top panel, slide it back into place along the guides at the top of the dryer.
  24. Screw in the 2 screws at the back on the dryer unit to relock the top panel into place.
  25. Plug the dryer back in, allow for a testing cycle.



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