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Kenmore dryer model 86692100 will not stay on

Does heat and tumble, and even stays on if switch is held down, but otherwise does not remain on.

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What is the model number of the unit?

Posted on Nov 01, 2012

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SOURCE: Candy Nova CDC 266 tumble

hi ya this is the thermostat at the back of machine external,take the fan housing of it is nomaly the top one .beware change like for like do not exceed the temp rating of the stat.

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Posted on Dec 31, 2008

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SOURCE: dryer won't stay on unless I hold the start button down. When I let go of the start button, it stops.

most likely the evenheat board is bad, but it could be the motor relay, get under the console and check the trouble shooting wiring diagram. there are several checks you can do to narrow it down.

Posted on May 25, 2009

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SOURCE: Kenmore Elite Dryer button won't stay on - no heat

There is a switch on the motor, (centrifugal) that bypasses the push to start once the motor is turning. It is in the heat circuit also. Look there first...Eric

Posted on Jun 15, 2009

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SOURCE: Heating element stays on when dryer is off.

I would advise to inspect the high limit thermostat. this device may be defective. this will cause the element to continue to operate when the unit is off as well. If the thermostat is operating correctly, replace the timer.

Posted on Aug 12, 2009

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SOURCE: bosch tumble dryer, model wta 4100 , no heat,

If the dryer isn't heating, check for a blown thermal fuse or a faulty heating element. Both components can be tested using a multimeter or ohmmeter. Check for continuity. A lack of continuity indicates a faulty component. Both components are located in the rear of the dryer. The thermal fuse is about an inch long and is usually attached to or near the exhaust duct. Hope this helped and best wishes.

Posted on Sep 12, 2009

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