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Kenmore electric 80 series dryer not heating - Dryers

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  • deanweiger Mar 21, 2009

    No heat

  • sjdds Apr 15, 2009

    Dryer comes on, turns but no heat

  • aolvido Apr 24, 2009

    my series 80 does not heat up although from the start of the cycle, you can hear the burner light up but then, I don't think it stays on long enough to dry. I cleaned the air duct passage.

  • valeroj04 May 16, 2009

    kenmore 80 series dryer does not heat

  • Anonymous Mar 21, 2014

    Kenmore 80 series electric dryer heat work but spins slowly

  • Anonymous Mar 21, 2014

    Kenmore 80 series electric dryer spins slowly

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1 Check for 220 Volt at the heater entrance to the heater box (accessible from picking up the top on most dryer models).
If you have 220v there the heater element is out.
2 If you don't have 220v on the terminals of the heater the problem is in the controls.
The fuse link, the timer contacts, the centrifugal switch on the motor, and the heater safety thermostat and operating thermostat(s), are all suspect and have to be eliminated 1 by 1.
Hope this helps.
With any luck all you need is a new element. Clean the duct out while replacing the heater if so because the main thing that causes heater element burn out is low air flow. A kinked Dryer vent hose, lint, and plugged up fan circulator on the motor, or if yours has little holes in the inside cabinet where the air is taken to be heated and recirculated, these can get clogged with lint also and cause a problem are the 4 main causes of low air flow..

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No heat and we changed the thermal control for high heat coils for heat are not broken please help

Posted on Sep 01, 2011

I would like to know if this Dryer is lit by a pilot or is it lit electrically. I have searched in vain but no pilot. It is a gas dryer and I took the back off and only the Gas feed goes under the back with no way of getting to that part without taking off the front and I don't believe you have to go through this ; just to light a pilot if that is the case.

Posted on Sep 22, 2008

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Could be the thermal cutoff .

do you have schematics on the panel of the unit?


tnx 4 using fixya,

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Posted on Sep 18, 2008

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I have a 80 series kenmore gas dryer no heat were can the problem be?

Posted on Apr 18, 2009

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