This is kit 197 which is the original 279816 before they started to push the jumper wire connections. If you want the easiest repair ever then purchase this kit as it already has the original armed thermostat. Makes for a much easier installation. Thermostat kit works with Whirlpool models and also compatible with Sears / Kenmore models. This is not a Whirlpool OEM product. The Whirlpool brand names and logos are the registered trademarks of their respective owners. Any use of the Whirlpool brand name or model designation for this product is made solely for purposes of demonstrating compatibility. "The trademarks, logos, and service marks (collectively the "Trademarks") displayed herein Supplying Demand are registered and unregistered trademarks of Supplying Demand, its affiliates, and others. Nothing contained herein should be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel, or otherwise, any license or right to use any trademark displayed herein without the written permission of Supplying Demand or such third party that may own the trademark displayed herein. Your misuse of the trademarks displayed herein, or any other content on this website, except as provided herein, is strictly prohibited."