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Won't heat - element has been replaced - what next

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    john gagnon May 11, 2010

    hi is there 240 volts to the dryer

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Kenmore dryer he4 elite dryer not heating model #95862402


using multi-meter need to check the heating element and the thermostats for continuity. you are getting a full 240 volts at the outlet right? if only 120 then u will be able to run the appliance but not the heating cycle.

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My Kenmore HE4 electric dryer runs for 2 minutes and stops


follow this steps and fix it. God bless you
The timer could be the problem. To check this, turn the timer to a timed cycle say 30 minutes or so then time it. If in 30 minutes the timer hasn't moved and the dryer is still on, the timer is faulty replac it. If in 30 minutes the dryer is off, the heating element is your problem

Heating Element
This is the most likely cause for some dryers timer not advancing. Some dryers have two heating elements and if one goes out the timer will not advance if you use it on an automatic cycle but you will still feel heat inside the tub. Replace it

Oct 01, 2013 | Kenmore Elite HE4 Electric Dryer

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Kenmore elite he4 moder 110 won't heat


In terms of likelihood, here is what's wrong:
1) The heating element has failed.
2) One of the several "overheat thermostats" has overheated and failed.
These are found in the back or the bottom of the dryer in the rear.
3) One of the wires to something, like the heating element, has burned in two.
4) The panel where the electric cord attached to the back of the dryer has failed. This will be inside the back of the dryer, usually behind a small plate.
5) The circuit breaker for the "heating" circuit wire of your dryer is popped and needs to be reset. (That is the circuit breaker found in your hall, or basement, or garage, or wherever.)
If you decide to fix it yourself, a question to "fixya" might get you step-by-step instructions.
Be blessed
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Where is the fuse located ?


The fuse is located on the blower housing next to the thermister (heat control). You won't see it till you get filter housing off there:
The 3 vid down shows how to get into it HERE on my blog

Jul 07, 2012 | Kenmore Elite HE4 Electric Dryer

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Heating element is out and we want to replace it ourselves


Cant find a heating element to order. but you can try www.searshomeservices.com they specialise in kenmore appliances. they are also offering 10% off on kenmore products.
www.searspartsdirect.com was out of action when i looked, but mabye you can try it first.

Dec 04, 2010 | Kenmore Elite HE4 Electric Dryer

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Heating problem with kenmore elite he4 electric dryer. drum turns, lent trap clean, heating element ohms ok, thermo coupler ohms ok, thermostat ohms ok, timer counting down. still no heat.


limit switch stuck open should be behind motor housing is a tight fit to get to but there are two there on the element one on vent tube the other is thermal switch recommend chang the two on the tube ck element limits should all read continuityif not reolace

Jan 26, 2010 | Kenmore Elite HE4 Electric Dryer

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HAVE A MODEL KENMORE ELITE He4 ELECTRIC DRYER. IT


Check the burner tube and clean it out.



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Sep 26, 2009 | Kenmore Elite HE4 Electric Dryer

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Kenmore HE4 - no heat


Check the following to address this issue.




1. No power to the dryer
Make sure there's power getting to the dryer. Check for tripped circuit breakers or blown fuses. An electric dryer uses two circuit breakers or fuses, and if only one of two is tripped or blown, the dryer might still run but not heat. Sometimes the power cord disconnects or burns at the dryer, if this is the case, the wiring and the terminal block must be repaired or replaced.

2. Heating element
A burned out heating element will show no continuity when measured with a meter. Replace the element if found defective.

3. Thermal fuse
Most dryers have a thermal fuse, which burns out when the dryer overheats, in which case the dryer will either not run at all or stop heating. The fuse is usually located on the vent duct, inside the dryer. A blown fuse will show no continuity when measured with a meter. Before replacing the fuse, make sure the blower wheel is not broken or clogged, and there is nothing blocking the venting.

Jun 18, 2009 | Kenmore Elite HE4 Electric Dryer

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The dryer will not heat # 110.67832794


make sure you have 240 volts to dryer. may be as simple as resetiing your breaker. if you have only 120 volts the motor will run but not the heater. next id see the thermal fuse has failed,than check your heating element , your operating thermostat, your hi limit thermostat, centrifical switch in the motor, but most of the time the heating element has just failed

Dec 22, 2008 | Kenmore Elite HE4 Electric Dryer

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