20 Most Recent Kenmore Elite HE3 Steam 8674 Dryer Questions & Answers

do not use a drier
the heat from the drier will release the rubber smell and make it unusable
best just to air dry on a line

Kenmore Elite... | Answered on Aug 08, 2016

Clean the lint filter and shut down the machine for 5 minutes. Restart and see if the codes clear. If no problem, no worries, just ignore the codes.

Kenmore Elite... | Answered on Apr 27, 2016

U need to check the device responsible for generating heat - if electric it is the heating element(s) - if gas make sure the pilot is lit and there is gas going to the unit.

Kenmore Elite... | Answered on Aug 09, 2015

CCU not matched with other electronics in machine.
If board was replaced may have been defective from start order new board again this is a e prom problem computer board issue.
send new board back for replacement

Kenmore Elite... | Answered on Jul 07, 2015

using a multi meter test both ends of prong for ohms or resistance. a reading of infinity means an open circuit

Kenmore Elite... | Answered on Mar 31, 2015

You either have a bad door switch or thermoresister is bad
dryer should be flashing a code also check your lint screen make sure dryer is not clogged up check vent going out
if thats not problem then its main relay power board

Kenmore Elite... | Answered on Mar 24, 2015

most require a kit to change from 1 type gas to the other . they have to come in thru the back someplace

Kenmore Elite... | Answered on Feb 10, 2015

Normally natural gas appliances have a different nozzle size than the propane units. i would check with your propane/gas dealer to make sure.

Kenmore Elite... | Answered on Jan 27, 2015

None of the chemicals you describe should be used. The heat or spark from the motor could cause a explosion.
Put some old laundry material in there and run it multiple loads with no heat it will eventually wear it off.

Kenmore Elite... | Answered on Nov 26, 2014

Professionally Dryer need to be taken apart some.
by removing front of dryer and removing inner tub
.having a good shop vacuum. and a paint brush .We have a service and charge $65 come out and clean dryer and venting.
heavy lint build up in dryer normally means improper venting.
all domestic dryer venting should never go over 8 ft vertical venting the less turns the better and if vent go's up you need induced venting another fan to help dryer push air Sears website will have brake down on your dryer not a hard job if your good with tools

Kenmore Elite... | Answered on Jul 06, 2014

This is an overheating issue. The dryer needs to be cleaned at least once a year. This means pull the bottom panel off that is under the door and vacuum out all the lint. Then clean the outlet and duct work that it connects to. There are some other causes but that should take care of it.

Kenmore Elite... | Answered on Jun 25, 2014

Low or high voltage can kill the electronics in the dryer controls. Ask the power company to repair as they contracted with you to furnish power at a useable voltage. They have breached their contract with you. If they deny your request, argue breach of contract not negligence.

Kenmore Elite... | Answered on May 22, 2014

thee a lot compenents in the heat circuit it could be any one of them , starting with the thermal fuse,thermostat, safety valve ,glow bar, and flame sensor

Kenmore Elite... | Answered on May 12, 2014

The control board is bad. You will have to replace it. You might aslo theck the fuse, sometimes they look a little different than you are used to. Refer to your owners manual and wiring diagram to find it. You can also find more info on the Whirlpool website. Whirlpool makes Kenmore.

Kenmore Elite... | Answered on Mar 25, 2014

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