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Hoover 41024208 Washing Machine Thermostat
Hoover 41024208 Washing Machine Thermostat

Hoover 41024208 Washing Machine Thermostat Genuine replacement thermostat to fit seleted models o..

Hotpoint C00115570 Washer Dryer Thermostat
Hotpoint C00115570 Washer Dryer Thermostat

Hotpoint C00115570 Thermostat: Ariston Hotpoint Indesit have changed this part number from 160516..

Whirlpool  481928248311 Thermostat
Whirlpool 481928248311 Thermostat

Whirlpool 481928248311 Thermostat: Whirlpool 3LER, 3LGR, 3RLEC, 3RLEQ, 3RLER, 3RLGR, 3XLER, AWM, ..

Whirlpool 481928248313 Washing Machine Thermostat
Whirlpool 481928248313 Washing Machine Thermostat

Whirlpool 481928248313 Washing Machine Thermostat Genuine manufacturer's part from Whirlpool ..

Whirlpool 481940118734 Tumble Dryer/Washing Machine Thermostat
Whirlpool 481940118734 Tumble Dryer/Washing Machine Thermostat

Whirlpool 481940118734 Tumble Dryer/Washing Machine Thermostat Genuine manufacturer's pa..

Washing machine thermostats are vital to ensuring the right balance of hot and cold water is added to the wash cycle at the right time. In modern washers cold water only is fed into the machine and the element heats the water to the desired temperature, 30 or 40 degrees in most cases. The thermostat tells the washing machine when the correct temperature is attained. It also helps maintain the correct temperature too. Thermostats work by measuring current through a bimetalic or electronic strip which changes with temperature. The sensor can then send a signal to the relay to turn off or on the heating element. To prevent the thermostat constantly turning the washing machine element on and off a hysteresis is set to within a few degrees as a tolerance.