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Kenmore Elite HE4 electric dryer locked on express dry only......

We have a 2.5 year old Kenmore Elite HE4 electric dryer that will only operate in the express cycle at 27 minutes. Any attempt at other settings results in the express light setting and 27 minutes. The dryer will operate at that setting only.?????????

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Shut the breaker off for several hours. Turned it back on.

Posted on Dec 01, 2008

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    diercks4 May 08, 2012

    6 year old Kenmore HE4 dryer.
    I have this same problem of dryer lock into a "27 minute express cycle startup" and a "power disconnect" for a few hours has not corrected the problem. I suspect the issue is with a failure on the control board, not the keyboard.
    Any thoughts from anyone who has resolved this issue?

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