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On/off switch only works when you hold it in, also has no heat

Sears Kenmore model #110
Is there a built in safety feature that doesn't provide heat if the on/off switch is bad?

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There is a control board in next to the timer that is causing your problem you have to replace it!

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Hi Ginko. I have a Kenmore dryer model 11086810100 that has some wires removed from inside. The only HOT I can find is the red wire. I have 2 wires that have femals push-on crimped terminals, but I have no...


Hi Robert.

Thanks for the pics. I operate in UK and color codes here are different.
From what I can see the wiring in your picture does not match the US standard either.
The thermal fuse for example should have two blue terminals, not red and blue. The thermal fuse wires goes on one side to start, and on the other to the drive motor through the broken belt switch (if present).
The wiring at the blower must be revised and done again.

Here a service manual covering Kenmore 70 series dryers.
http://www.applianceblog.com/mainforums/attachments/sears-kenmore/3298d1196129125-kenmore-dryer-model-110-86870100-wont-heat-ldrwp-checkpoints.jpg
There is a wiring diagram at page 25.

Here a picture showing correct wiring: http://www.applianceblog.com/mainforums/attachments/sears-kenmore/3298d1196129125-kenmore-dryer-model-110-86870100-wont-heat-ldrwp-checkpoints.jpg

See also the pictures in this blog:
http://www.satfix.net/showthread.php?931-How-Dryers-work.-Whirlpool-Inglis-Kitchen-Aid-Kenmore-Admiral-Roper


About the red and yellow cable, the only red yellow wire in the diagram operates the switch for the guard function. The wire becomes hot and powers the motor when the guard switch is closed.

Parts (including wiring harness and terminals) are available here:
http://www.searspartsdirect.com/partsdirect/part-model/Kenmore-Parts/Dryer-Parts/Model-11086810100/0582/0151200?pathTaken=&prst=0&shdMod=11086810100

Jan 02, 2012 | Kenmore Dryers

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Sears is a department store. They do not build their own appliances. They contract with many different manufacturers to build all of their appliances. This chart will help you determine who actually built your appliance, then you can choose the manufacturer from the charts on this page.

The first 3 digits of the model number determine who built your Sears / Kenmore Unit. This can be helpful if looking for repair or replacement parts.

Your model is manufactured by the following if your units first digits starts with:

Amana 596

Caloric 174 / 960

D & M 587

Fedders 484

GE 362 / 363

Gibson 253

Jenn Air 829

Kelvinator 417 / 628 / 662

Litton 747

Maytag 925

Roper 103 / 155 / 647 / 835 / 911

Speed Queen 651

Tappan 79

Toshiba 562

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Whirlpool 106 / 110 / 198 / 562 / 665

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Thank you, thank you!!! A repair service that came to fix my 4 year old Kenmore...


The blinking "clean light" is a common problem with some of the Kenmore and Whirlpool models dishwashers. The problem is usually attributed to water supply temperatures being too low when filling. Apparently, there are some issues with the temperature sensing circuits in some dishwashers that causes an error code to be generated if a certain water temperature is not achieved in a specified time interval (this time may differ between models). There is a reset sequence that you can try to clear the fault. Push the NORMAL WASH then HEATED DRY buttons in that sequence two to three times. The unit will enter diagnostics mode, but can be stopped by pressing the CANCEL button. This will clear any existing faults and should return the dishwasher to normal operation.

To keep the fault from returning, it is recommended that you run your hot water faucet in the kitchen until it runs hot BEFORE you start the dishwasher. This will heat the water in the supply line for the dishwasher (most dishwashers are fed from the kitchen sink supply line). The theory is that if you fill the dishwasher with hot water from the start of the wash cycle instead of the cool water that is normally in the lines (especially if you have a hot water tank located far away from the kitchen), this should satisfy the requirements of the temperature sensing circuits. If the fault reappears, there should be a tech sheet located inside the lower panel under the door that explains what the fault is. The flashing light will be a series of flashes, followed by a pause. If you indeed have a component problem, it will depend on the number of flashing lights in the sequence. Refer to the tech sheet to determine WHAT component is affected and how to troubleshoot.

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My Kenmore Built-in microwave doesn't heat and the turn table doesn't turn. Model 911-47812200


It is good that the microwave does not work all together. It might be an interlock button or even a relay connection burn on the main mother circuit board.

Need a qualified technician. The service manual will be like $20-50.

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Nov 22, 2011 | Microwave Ovens

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Sears kenmore elite oasis dryer 110 67032600 check lint screen flashes doesn t heat


Hello,

Check the vent on the back. This is indicating a air flow issue. If the vent is clear ohm the heater out check it for continuity.


You can watch a video that explains how to complete this repair on your sears Kenmore Elite clothes dryer at the link below.

Sear Kenmore Dryer Video

Mar 11, 2011 | Kenmore Elite Oasis ST 6807 Dryer

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I have a Sears Kenmore Model 65862 that now does not heat. Worked yesterday but not today.


Looking for the two circuit breakers or fuses since this is a 220 dryer that would need two 110 inputs.

Jan 15, 2010 | Kenmore Dryers

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No heat


Check the resistance of the heating element (8 to 14 ohms). If ok, then check continuity of the overload devices attached to the heat element duct. If either one or both are open then replace ($14 for both). Dryer should heat.

If heat element is faulty, the part can be purchased at Sears/Kenmore Parts Center and swapped out ($45.00).

Provide your dryer model number and ask for the needed parts.

Unplug your dryer first before attempting any service work. Safety first and always!

Dec 19, 2008 | Whirlpool LER4634J Electric Dryer

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Kenmore dryer doesnt heat


Nothing you did wrong! Probably needs a new heating element. Prices vary by model. Call Sears/Kenmore parts center nearest you. Tell 'em you need a heat element for your dryer. Be sure to provide your dryer's model number.

Unplug your appliance first before attempting repairs! Safety first and always!

Dec 19, 2008 | Kenmore Dryers

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Kenmore Ultra Dishwasher. Model 665.15772990


There should be a button on the machine with a padlock symbol. Hold it down for 4 seconds to unlock it. If you want to lock it again, hold it down for 4 seconds to turn it on.

Jun 01, 2007 | Kenmore 24 in. 16032 Built-in Dishwasher

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