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Kenmore Electric Dryer, HE4, Model #110.85876401

None of the panel lights work, how does the thermostat affect this? I replaced thermal fuse, front control panel, dryer cord, and still won't work. Outlet works fine.
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SOURCE: i have a kenmore he4 no. 110.85871400. i have no

Check thermistor with ohm meter, make sure you unplug unit first, make sure wires are removed from thermistor or you will read ohms thru the wiring. If thermistor checks ok, the you have a relay board problem. replace power board.

Posted on Oct 01, 2009

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yes you can temp. bypass to see if it runs if so replace fuse and look for a lint clog in vent
just plug the wires toghter add some tape or make sure the wires do not ground to anthing. remeber to unplug

Posted on Feb 16, 2010

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SOURCE: electric dryer won"t heat. Kenmore Heavy Duty 70

are you getting power down to the heater?why did you change all those other parts?you need to unplug the dryer,with a meter read out all the parts you changed out again but first make sure you have 240 volts coming to the machine,you can check it at the cord in the back,touch the white to the red,you should have 110 volts or 120,then go from the white to the black and you should have the same thing,if not the problem is in the house,if it's correct make sure you have power coming down to the heater,you could have a bad timer or a burnt wire,when you check the other parts unplug the dryer and whatever part you check at least one wire has to be removed,do this and you'll find your problem,if you did this first you wouldn't of bought all those parts.let me know what you find

Posted on Nov 05, 2010

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No. the new dryers have to have a 220V power. You first have to replace or add a 220 outlet on the wall that matches the connector on the dryer.

Posted on Jun 26, 2011

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Here are a few things to check:
ALWAYS UNPLUG YOUR DRYER BEFORE ATTEMPTING TO DO ANY WORK ON IT.
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To test your thermostat/thermistor/thermal fuse remove the wires from the thermostat/thermistor/thermal fuse and check for continuity, if you DO NOT have continuity then replace the thermostat/thermistor/thermal fuse.
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For video and pictures on how to replace a generic element go to the following website:
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