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110.66752501 Kenmore 70 Series Electric Dryer
« on: August 11, 2010, 02:45:45 PM »
I am having trouble with my Kenmore 70 Series Electric Dryer model #110.66752501. It turns on but will not heat up. It blows cool air. Help??

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Re: Kenmore 70 Series Electric Dryer
« Reply #1 on: August 11, 2010, 04:59:50 PM »
Unplug it. Remove the rear cover. Get out yer ohms meter. Check for open components.
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Re: Kenmore 70 Series Electric Dryer
« Reply #2 on: August 11, 2010, 05:02:00 PM »
This is your dryer heating element

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Re: Kenmore 70 Series Electric Dryer
« Reply #3 on: August 11, 2010, 08:27:28 PM »
What is a ohms meter? Where do I find this? I am a little confused. What do you mean by checking for open components? Could it be the fuse? Someone told me they had a heating problem with their dryer and it was the fuse.

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Re: Kenmore 70 Series Electric Dryer
« Reply #4 on: August 11, 2010, 09:44:05 PM »
An ohms meter checks circuits. You can get a cheap audible ohms meter. Just touch the leads and you get a beep. Remove a wire from each component you check to prevent the possibility of a false read/loop. You no get beep: part bad Kimosabe. Simple. Any part that don't make the thang beep is bad. Or use a cheap analog meter you can buy anywhere for 10 bucks: Click on pics to enlarge. 
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Re: Kenmore 70 Series Electric Dryer
« Reply #5 on: August 13, 2010, 02:48:40 PM »
It looks like the dryer is 240v. How do I know what to set the ohms on? It has many different settings on it.

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Re: Kenmore 70 Series Electric Dryer
« Reply #6 on: August 13, 2010, 04:10:32 PM »
Ok I tested everything and it all beeps. I am at a lose here on what to do next??

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Re: Kenmore 70 Series Electric Dryer
« Reply #7 on: August 13, 2010, 05:39:31 PM »
If all the components is good and the power is good then you need a timer.

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Re: Kenmore 70 Series Electric Dryer
« Reply #8 on: August 13, 2010, 06:32:00 PM »
Where is the timer at? I took apart the heating element to look at the coils and one of the coils is broke. Would this be my problem?

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Re: Kenmore 70 Series Electric Dryer
« Reply #9 on: August 13, 2010, 07:17:38 PM »
Yep that def is the problem. Heating element broken is a good indicator of no heat. LOL
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Re: Kenmore 70 Series Electric Dryer
« Reply #10 on: August 13, 2010, 07:20:47 PM »
Unless the broken coil was shorted to the canister you should not have gotten a beep if you took the wires off first.
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