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Kenmore 90 Plus Series Model: 68942890

I used the dryer lastnight and I went to get the clothes out and it was still sitting on the 10 minute mark. I try to turn it on and it only goes when I'm holding in the button! It won't go if I let it go!

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Re: Kenmore 90 Plus Series Model: 68942890

Bald one, more than likley your even heat board has failed. I've seen this a lot on this model. It's located under the consol right next to the timer. Easy fix. part number 3402605. Catriver

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