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Offline texjake

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Kenmore Dryer wont' stay running
« on: July 19, 2010, 10:35:11 AM »
Hi
This dryer will only work if the start button is held in. As soon as you let go of the button the dryer stops. I have checked Continuity on the start button and when you press it in it beeps. Do I still need to replace the start button?
Thanks jake

Model 110.63952101

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Re: Kenmore Dryer wont' stay running
« Reply #1 on: July 19, 2010, 10:45:41 AM »
Hi,

There is nothing wrong with the start button. The start button should only have continuity when it is pushed in as it only needs to be closed until the motor gets going.

You have a bad motor and it will need to be replaced.

I looked up your model number and it uses motor part # 279787 

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Re: Kenmore Dryer wont' stay running
« Reply #2 on: July 20, 2010, 12:17:58 AM »
my money's on the Motor Relay

click on picture


standard electronic part relay ... can be found cheaper ...
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Re: Kenmore Dryer wont' stay running
« Reply #3 on: July 20, 2010, 12:27:25 AM »
my money's on the Motor Relay

click on picture


standard electronic part relay ... can be found cheaper ...

Oh, I missed the relay on this one. I believe you are correct and it maybe just the relay.

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standard electronic part relay ... can be found cheaper ...

Don't hold back... got a link?

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Re: Kenmore Dryer wont' stay running
« Reply #4 on: July 20, 2010, 06:52:47 AM »
click on picture


standard electronic part relay ... can be found cheaper ...

Don't hold back... got a link?

T9AP1D52-48-3
click on picture
(sample picture, actual Relay has only (2) terminals)

« Last Edit: July 20, 2010, 06:55:18 AM by RegUS_PatOff »
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Re: Kenmore Dryer wont' stay running
« Reply #5 on: July 20, 2010, 02:44:54 PM »
Hi
I found that there were to relay swtiches so I replaced them both. Before I replaced the relay I could hold the start button in and it work work untill I released the start button. Now with the the new relay switches in nothing. The relay makes a clicking noise then the timer starts ticking but no motor, this time. I even put the old relay on and same thing, motor does not kick on. The door switch is good too. I checked power at the terminal but not sure how to check power at the motor?

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Re: Kenmore Dryer wont' stay running
« Reply #6 on: July 20, 2010, 02:54:41 PM »
check the white Thermal Fuse on the Blower Housing..

also, make sure when the Dryer is set for no heat, that there is no heat.

and check your VENT system ..
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Re: Kenmore Dryer wont' stay running
« Reply #7 on: July 20, 2010, 06:17:49 PM »
Hi
I checked the thermal fuse on the blower housing and it shows good. Any ideas?

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Re: Kenmore Dryer wont' stay running
« Reply #8 on: July 20, 2010, 06:37:13 PM »
Those dryers have a broken belt micro switch. Does it check good?
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