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rass55

11:01AM | 02/15/09
Member Since: 02/14/09
2 lifetime posts
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This gas dryer will only create a buzzing noise from the left side of the unit when the start button is pressed and will not start up 99% of the time.

DanO

07:40AM | 02/16/09
Member Since: 11/11/02
2271 lifetime posts
** Kenmore Gas Dryer Model # 97589210 **

The complete model number may be 110.97589210 making it a Whirlpool built machine.

** buzzing noise from the left side of the unit when the start button is pressed and will not start up 99% of the time. **

The left hand side toward the base or the top?

If near the base, the sound is quite possibly coming from the motor. If it isn't just jammed up (something caught in the blower fan, etc.) the motor's bearings may be defective requiring the motor to be replaced.

- Kenmore 110.97589210 Dryer Motor

LINK > www.appliance411.com/data.php?ap=AP3094233

Basically, if the motor is getting power (which could generate a buzzing sound) it should be running unless being hampered in some way.

JMO

Dan O.

www.Appliance411.com/parts/?ref411=Kenmore+Dryer

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rass55

01:16AM | 02/19/09
Member Since: 02/14/09
2 lifetime posts
Thanks for the info. The blower was blocked with a large piece of lint, which when removed enabled the dryer to operate properly.

DanO

07:28AM | 02/19/09
Member Since: 11/11/02
2271 lifetime posts
Glad to hear it. Thanks for the follow up.

BTW. I hope you took the time to *thoroughly* clean the dryer venting *all the way from the dryer to the outdoors*.

Lint building up inside the dryer is frequently caused by poor and/or plugged venting (see the following link) which can be a very real fire hazard! Don't put it off.

- How long can my dryer vent be?

LINK > www.appliance411.com/links/jump.cgi?ID=778

JMO

Dan O.

www.Appliance411.com/parts/?ref411=Kenmore+Dryer

The Appliance Information Site

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BV002633

11:10AM | 11/24/13
My dryer model 97589210 will stay on even after it's cycle. which sensor is bad so I can leave the house with out worrying it will stay on till I get back home
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