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My Kenmore electric dryer will only operate while the start button is depressed. I believe the timer is not latching on. Is there anything else that would cause this to happen?... Read full answer
My Kenmore electric dryer will only operate while the start button is depressed. I believe the timer is not latching on. Is there anything else that would cause this to happen?
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Appliance Technician: John, Home Appliance Technician replied 10 years ago
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HiCustomer Thank you for asking your question on JustAnswer. The other Experts and I are working on your answer. By the way, it would help us to know:
-Could you explain your situation a little more?

Thank you again for trusting us with your problem. Please reply as soon as possible so that we can finish answering your question.

Please send me the Model #Yes something else can cause the problem
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Customer reply replied 10 years ago
The part number on the electrical drawing is(NNN) NNN-NNNN When I hold the start switch on the dryer operates. If I open the door the dryer will stop(even with me holding the start switch on).
Appliance Technician: John, Home Appliance Technician replied 10 years ago
Thats not the Model # XXXXX the dryer door It should be there
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Customer reply replied 10 years ago
XXXXXXXXXXX
Appliance Technician: John, Home Appliance Technician replied 10 years ago
It all came to me as XXXXXX put the first three numbers then a dot then the rest
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Customer reply replied 10 years ago
110.86874100
Appliance Technician: John, Home Appliance Technician replied 10 years ago

http://www.repairclinic.com/SSPartDetail.aspx?s=b6a8i1378522&PartID=1378522

This part here is the usual problem .,I would replace it ,

Its located in the console by the timer
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Customer reply replied 10 years ago
I just spoke with repair clinic.com, the link to the part and a control board is NOT used on this model. There is no circuit board in the console.
Appliance Technician: John, Home Appliance Technician replied 10 years ago

Part 2025

Then its got to be the motor switch,This is howits suppose to look ,If # XXXXX to % are not making contact ,Its the motor switch,The motor switchis almost as expensive as the whole motor,$ 75,00 The whole motor is $ 98.00

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