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I have a 5 year old Kenmore Elite (model 110.65922401)that

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I have a 5 year old Kenmore Elite (model 110.65922401)that died. We replaced a new timer switch however that did not solve our problem. Everyhting else has power and the fuses are fine. What else could be the problem?
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  william replied 5 years ago.
what kind of an appliance is this?
Customer: replied 5 years ago.
That might help - it's a clothes dryer
Expert:  william replied 5 years ago.

are you talking about the house fuses are fine?

Customer: replied 5 years ago.

sorry - the thermal fuse on the dryer is ok

Expert:  william replied 5 years ago.

is this what you tested? and how did you test it sorry for the questions

 

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Customer: replied 5 years ago.
yes - my husband used his DVM.
Expert:  william replied 5 years ago.
do this for me please take the wires off that thermal fuse and cross them together tape them up and try it thanks
Customer: replied 5 years ago.

Unfortunately I am at work now. I will try that tonight.

 

What if that does not work?

 

The machine is only 5 years old so I want to try everything possible before I kick it to the curb.

 

Thank you!!

Expert:  william replied 5 years ago.
if that dont work come back here and we will go further into it if you want to
Customer: replied 5 years ago.
I will - thank you and stay tuned.........
Expert:  william replied 5 years ago.
LOL i will
Customer: replied 5 years ago.

IT'S ALIVE........

 

How can it be bad when the DVM shows continuity?

 

So does this mean we should need to replace the thermal fuse?

Expert:  william replied 5 years ago.

yes you should replace the thermal fuse glad it worked for you that depends how he tested it on which setting he had it on

 

 

 

 

 

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