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Kenmoore 70 series Buzzer will not stop

After the clothes dry the buzzer continues going off until the dryer door is open. If the door closes and the dryer isn't on, it continues to go off. Any ideas on how to get this to stop? I would really appreciate someone's advise and expertise here.

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  • sap101197 Jan 14, 2009

    buzzer wont go off til door opened

  • Anonymous Feb 22, 2009

    Same problem. dryer about 14 yrs old; buzzer wont stop until door is opened. I do have a volumn control, i think i have the Kenmore 80 series. However, now, you do not even have to push the start button, when you shut the door the dryer automatically starts......

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Buzzer is built -in the timer you all should replace it if you really want it solved they have done their work over the years. It's not something you can just go in and unplug or cut sorry. Good Luck. Post your make and model numbers next time please.

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