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Old 04-23-2012, 05:03 PM  
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Hello Jeff, I finally took the Kenmore dryer apart that I referred to in my earlier email and was able to remove the heater element. There were no obvious breaks in the coil and I checked it with an ohm meter and received a reading so I assumed that it was fine. I then checked the two gadgets to the left of the element with the ohm meter by pulling off one wire and testing with the other terminal and got a reading on the first gadget ? And then checked the second one the same way and did not get a reading so I removed it, it's a small white flat object with two terminals and it says microtemp on it. I checked the two terminals and then got an ohm reading. Any suggestions?
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Old 04-23-2012, 09:06 PM  
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Hi,

Don't remember the email, but I get approx 75 a day.
Did you find a model#?
http://www.applianceaid.com/model.html Some model# helps.

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Old 04-24-2012, 04:36 AM  
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The model number is 110-6394211. The motor works but no heat is generated. Thanks
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Canadian model?
Most Canadian models are not online so we cannot look up what the design/style is.

I found these close ones...
110.63942101 110.63942100 110.63942102

Those 3 styles are the heater on the bottom ( instead of the heater at the back ) style.


Dryer thermistor assembly Manufacturer Number 8577274

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature...&v=mCmGRijX_14


Heating element thermal cut-off (thermal fuse) 360 degrees and high-limit thermostat 250 degrees Manufacturer Number 279769



High-limit thermostat, 2 wire, 250 degree limit, 60 degree cool down before reset Manufacturer Number 3390291


See help videos.

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Old 05-26-2013, 03:24 PM  
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i have a kenmore dryer which blows fuses when it goes on the heating cycle. what causes this
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Hi,

Fuses in the house fuse box?

LINK> http://www.applianceaid.com/general-...ation.php#fuse

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have a similar problem..fuse panels is older than me....has a double baelite connector 2 30 amp fuses one runs the motor and one controls the heat ..the one thhat controls the motor is good but the one that controls the heat blow after about 10-15 minutes..what gives?
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but the one that controls the heat blow after about 10-15 minutes..what gives?
Mild overload, confirm with a clamp-on ammeter.
If no excess current, then bad connection near the fuse causing local heating. Due to age, this might be more likely.


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