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My Kenmore 29 Dryer (Model 60622) will not work. I just stopped

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My Kenmore 29" Dryer (Model 60622) will not work. I just stopped it to pull a load out and when I tried to start a second load it won't start. I checked the fuse box and that's not the issue. The dryer door pin/latch is intact and is pushed when door closes. There is power to the dryer because the dryer timer switch ticks when the door is shut. Thanks for any help.
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Bryan replied 7 years ago.

your problem is the thermal fuse. Part 2986this is located on the blower housing, these are cheap and you can get one @ for around $13.00, thanks Bryan

Customer: replied 7 years ago.
How do I get to it? And how do I know which replacement to order? Where would you suggest I get the part? Thanks!

BTW..Go Vols! I'm an Tennessean serving in the USAF in Virginia.
Expert:  Bryan replied 7 years ago.

can you open the door and find the full model #? look in these places,

First, here are some tips to help with your model number:

  1. Don't enter a dash if it's not required.
  2. Don't enter any blank spaces.
  3. Be sure a zero is not the letter O.
  4. Be sure a lower case L is not a 1.
  5. Kenmore models always have a 3 digit prefix such as 110 or 665, then a period, then more numbers.

Next, look for an aluminum tag--or a silver or white adhesive label. The model number may be printed or stamped onto the tag and it may be written in two different type sizes or styles.

You might find the tag in one of these places:

Dryer only, gas or electric

  • Inside the door, on the cabinet frame
  • On the back of the unit, near the top
  • On the side of the unit, near the front

Washer-dryer combination unit

  • Inside the dryer door, on the door frame
  • On top of the dryer
  • On the side of the washer, near the bottom, front
  • Under the washer lid
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
found it the door..BTW is it a stand alone electric dryer.


TYPE: DWJR-ELE-2406028-FM54
Expert:  Bryan replied 7 years ago.

ok this one is easy to get to, remove the back panel behind the dryer and you will see this on the blowe assembly. it has one 1/4" screw holding it on the blower. heres a diagram,

part #59, click on this blue link to order this, thanks and happy holidays!, Bryan

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