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Re: Kenmore 70 series dryer issue
« Reply #10 on: January 30, 2010, 12:34:07 AM »
I was able to make 110.76722690 work. That dryer would not run if the skinny white fuse on the blower housing was blown but the limits on the element could blow and the dryer will still run. If the high limit(the small one on top of the heater) blows it is usually from a blocked vent.



Dryer Thermal Fuse Part # 3392519



Dryer High Limit Thermostat Part # 3403140
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Re: Kenmore 70 series dryer issue
« Reply #11 on: January 30, 2010, 05:29:56 AM »
I updated the topic to include the correct model number information, thanks!
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Re: Kenmore 70 series dryer issue
« Reply #12 on: January 30, 2010, 12:00:20 PM »
So I'm not really sure where we're at here....  The only thermal device that would make the motor not run is a thermal fuse.  That sure isn't my problem because when that goes it does not come back an allow me to run the dryer ten minutes later.  Does that leave me with a bad motor or something affecting the motor in a bad way.  I am 100% sure that my vents are clear and that the idlers and wheels allow the drum to turn very freely.

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Re: Kenmore 70 series dryer issue
« Reply #13 on: January 30, 2010, 12:12:24 PM »
I guess I could in theory run the dryer at a low heat setting and see if it turns off after 20 minutes... if it doesn't then my problem may not be a motor under strain but something having to do with a thermostat heating up?

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Re: Kenmore 70 series dryer issue
« Reply #14 on: January 30, 2010, 12:12:54 PM »
Is this a gas or electric dryer?
I looked up the model number and it's listed as a electric, but only shows a few diagrams and they seem to be of a gas dryer.

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While I was changing the motor there appeared to be some sort of device attached to the burner shroud and I may not have gotten the wires back on correctly?




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Re: Kenmore 70 series dryer issue
« Reply #15 on: January 30, 2010, 12:32:08 PM »
it is gas

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Re: Kenmore 70 series dryer issue
« Reply #16 on: January 30, 2010, 12:44:04 PM »
OK, I ran the thing for 1/2 hour on low heat with nothing in it with no issues.  Then I switched to high heat and within ten minutes it cut out still with nothing in it.

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Re: Kenmore 70 series dryer issue
« Reply #17 on: January 30, 2010, 12:54:56 PM »
When you say it cut out you mean the motor died right?
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Re: Kenmore 70 series dryer issue
« Reply #18 on: January 30, 2010, 12:59:26 PM »
Yes

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Re: Kenmore 70 series dryer issue
« Reply #19 on: January 30, 2010, 01:01:12 PM »
Would it help If I sent you a scan JPG file of the wiring diagram?  It is too big to attach here.

 

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