Russ Hudson

07:18AM | 07/26/02
Member Since: 03/24/02
3 lifetime posts
Dryer is about a 3 year old Kenmore Elite. It keeps stopping after 10 min, or 1 min, or 5 min. After starting again 4 or 5 times, it usually will remain on until drying is complete (30 min). It sounds to me like some kind of sensor has gone bad. Can anyone help me troubleshoot the part I need to replace?

Kris Sims

01:42PM | 08/20/02
Member Since: 08/19/02
1 lifetime posts
Is the door in good condition? like is it jarring open enough to let the lid switch cut the dryer off? That could be your problem. Most kenmore dryers have a thermal cutoff that will shut the dryer down completely but they work like a fuse.. hence once it got too hot the thermal fuse would blow and the dryer wouldn't start back. Another problem maybe your motor getting hot and cutting off. It has a thermal switch on it too, once it cools back down it will start again. If its not the door or the door switch I'd look at all the connections and make sure you don't have a loose connection anywhere.


10:31AM | 09/12/02
Member Since: 05/18/02
29 lifetime posts
Hmmmmm any knowledge of how to get into control area??? There is a board in there that senses the signal from the moisture sensor. No signal,no moisture, no run.

Russ Hudson

10:39AM | 09/12/02
Member Since: 03/24/02
3 lifetime posts
Shue, are you talking about a thermistor? I finally called a repairman and had it replaced. Thanks.


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