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Offline jed971959

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kenmore dryer
« on: April 16, 2011, 04:43:38 PM »
start dryer works with heat
open door dryer shuts off but heating element stays on
unplug dryer and plug back in element is off
went started again it stays on until unplugged
what would cause this
thanks jim

Model 110.c66492500

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Re: kenmore dryer
« Reply #1 on: April 16, 2011, 04:50:54 PM »
heating element grounded... sometimes the element can overheat and welds it shelf to the case..
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Offline jed971959

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Re: kenmore dryer
« Reply #2 on: April 16, 2011, 06:17:57 PM »
thanks will check it again
element was 2 month old from my old dryer thought i checked it
the dryer had a burned out element and I  put this on on

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Re: kenmore dryer
« Reply #3 on: April 16, 2011, 06:23:59 PM »
I would check the vent ... around here in the northwest we have so much rain...just a little leak can fill up the vent with water and plug it totally...
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Re: kenmore dryer
« Reply #4 on: April 16, 2011, 06:27:29 PM »
this week I had an electrolux dryer that the heater got so hot the heater center saged and shorted to the outside housing  the control had a e63 error...
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Offline jed971959

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Re: kenmore dryer
« Reply #5 on: April 23, 2011, 08:35:47 AM »
fix now
heater element was hitting the cover
thanks for all your help
jim

 

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