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70 Series Dryer will not start. Checked breaker box. Unplugged unit and checked connections and cleaned out built up lint dust. Door is sealed properly and light inside dryer is still on when door is

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  • bud park Jan 16, 2013

    if the door switch works check the thermal fuse on the duct housing (skinny white fuse) if the fuse is bad replace the thermostat also

  • Thomas Perkins
    Thomas Perkins Jan 16, 2013

    Your button you push to turn on could be loose remove cover to see if the connector didn't come loose.

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Check the motor for a blown fuse or circuit breaker attached to it, maybe a wire is disconnected from it. Another thing to look at is the actual switch on the top. Is it making good contact? Does it have a fuse or circuit breaker attached? Is it getting power?

Posted on Jan 11, 2013

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If the light is still on when the door is closed it thinks the door is open and will not start - check the door switch - make sure you here a click and the light goes off when you activate it manually

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Could be braker is bad,get meter and check if power is there.

Posted on Jan 11, 2013

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SOURCE: Kenmore 70 Series Dryer Won't Heat

won't heat. fuse good,breaker good,heating element test ok. How do I check the thermostate, and timer.

Posted on Oct 07, 2008

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The thermal cut-out is located on the side of the heater housing assm. To gain access you need to use a putty knife to depress the two spring clips between the top and the front panel and raise the top. The heater is on the back wall. The part number for the t-stat and thermal cut-out kit is LA-1053 and is about $20.00. Don't forget to clean your vent, and check your blower assm. Either one could have caused the problem.

Posted on Jan 10, 2008

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Look for a bad thermal fus0526080941.jpge pix below.Straight wire to test it.Replace if the dryer turns on. 2nd. Test the door switch.
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Posted on Jul 09, 2008

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Mine shows a faint light behind the control locked indicator and the timer is dimly lit on the two middle horizontal bars (middle of the eights). They go off by pushing various button combos. If I unplug it for a week I can get the control to work for a few minutes.

I replaced the control board, it worked for 5 minutes, then back to nothing. I want to replace the interface but would rather not waste any more money.

I dont want to check every wire for continuity. If someone has fixed this problem, please let me know.

Posted on Aug 15, 2008

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SOURCE: kenmore dryer series 70 won't turn on

most of the time it is the door switch that goes bad,also you can check the main fuse inside the dryer on the blower box,and always make sure your dryer vent and wall vent are clear to vent,let me know what you find-mike

Posted on Oct 29, 2008

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I would check the breaker before you go any further. Here are some things to remember when you do this. 1) The breaker for the dryer is generally located outside on the side of the house somewhere near the electric meter. Most 220vac breakers are, which include any electric range, cooktop, wall oven, etc. 2) When your checking the breaker, actually physically touch it. Sometimes breakers can trip a but the spring that actually pulls the breaker to off position is weak and by visual inspection would appear on. Just simply reach in and tap the bar lightly in the off direction. If it pops over to the off position, turn it back on then go check your dryer. If the breaker passes inspection, I would unplug the machine because there migfht be a short at the terminal block where the plug connects to the dryer. After you've unplugged it, remove the back and check to see if everything is ok. I have a strong feeling that you won't need to get to this point cause I'm betting on breaker.

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  • If the door switch or the door-switch actuator is defective, the dryer won't work and you need to replace the failed component. The switch is inside the dryer main housing near the door frame. Sometimes you need to raise or open the top or front of the dryer to reach the switch.

  • Often the main wiring connection from the house, at the dryer, burns and the connection breaks. In this has happened to your dryer, you need to replace the power cord and the terminal block inside the dryer to which the wire is attached.
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