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Not starting 1 yr old kenmore elite smartheat quietpak9 HE4

My 1 yr old dryer suddently stopped working - no lights at all. Open and measured the volatage from the wall outlet to the m/c is 120v on two wires. I think there might be a trip switch - but not able to locate - Operating manual is missing too - can some one help me please ? Thanks.

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  • Anonymous Feb 26, 2008

    dryer not starting lights on, plugs work. cant find start capistor

  • Anonymous Mar 17, 2008

    stopped working

  • numlock Mar 19, 2008

    went out to use dryer no lights no start.. cked power from plug ok??????????????

  • numlock Mar 19, 2008

    lost power to display panel. Have 240 v at wall. nothing works

  • bdasbass Apr 01, 2008

    My 3yr old Kenmore Elite HE4 Model # 110.85087400 has no power to front control panel. None of the buttons light up and none of the controls work. Power is good. I followed the tech troubleshooting guide located on the inside of the front, bottom panel. It lead me to "replace the machine control electronics". Cost: $165.00. Has anyone else had this problem? Have a solution?

  • radigal Apr 01, 2008

    All the control lights won't work. Power is good, inside light works and can lock controls.

  • Anonymous Jun 11, 2008

    kenmore elite he3

  • foursall Jun 25, 2008

    won't start, when I push the start button I get three rapid beeps and that's it. All panel lights are on and the interior light works

  • jaw64 Jul 18, 2008

    Kenmoe elite He4 gas dryer 21/2 yrs old front display no LED 2 service calls later changed control board twice ran diagnostics on front panel ($365 to replace) first repair said okay order a second board second repair came took top off dryer worked messed with it quit working replaced board then said front control panel was bad almost $500 to fix. Any idea what could rally be wrong



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Control panel moisture 9/10 times.... or check the fuse under the lower front panel ($12 sears)

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I checked Sears website and they have a service plan available for machines no longer under warranty. For $193 plus tax they will fix the machine and give you an additional 12 months coverage. This plan covers labor and parts up to $500. If they cannot repair the machine they will give you a $500 credit towards a new one. The guy came out today and replace the front control panel and another panel located on the top left side of the drum. It works fine now.

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OMG...the same thing happened to me tonight. A kenmore 80 series quietpak just stopped working, and voltage is fine in the wall PLEASE if anyone can help, we'd appreciate it! thanks.

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  • Tamara Trush Nov 29, 2006

    Sorry....didn't mean to put this in a solution category....


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