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I have a Kenmore Gas Dryer with Model # 11074842400. I need to know how to remove and replace the moisture sensor. Please help?

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If you have a 2 piece front panel just pry the bottom part open from the top, right under the door. It will swing down and lay flat. You can remove the gas valve assembly now. It is on the left. If you have a one piece front. remove the lint filter and then the two screws there. Be VERY careful not to drop anything down the hole. (It will ruin the fan.) Pry the top off by using a butter knife or thin screw driver to push in the clips in the front corners. It will swing open from the front. remove the wires from the door switch. Use a 5/16 socket to remove the screws holding the front panel in place. Pull out and up the bottom is held by clips. Be careful not to let the drum fall all the way out. When you reassemble the dryer before you put the top down , turn the drum a full turn to make sure that the felt seal at the back is seated properly.

Posted on Jun 29, 2008

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First, make sure that there is no ventilation issue and that the vent is clean and clear. 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. Remember to disconnect the dryer from the power source before attempting any repair.Sorry for your trouble and I hope this helped. Best wishes.

Posted on Sep 29, 2009

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I'm not an expert but assuming you ordered the coils for your dryer your dryer must have them. I just finshed repairing my kenmore gas dryer after about 10 minutes the gas would shut off. This is becasue the coils that are on top of the gas line before the ignigter were defective. The coils control the gas valve and when my dryer got hot the coil being defective would close the valve. There are 2 coils a 2 prong and a 3 prong. Remove the front panel to gain access to the bottom of the dryer from there you will see your coils about as round as a quarter and 10 or so high. unscrew the screws holding down the retainer and undue the electrical clip. reverse for the install. good luck!

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ur vent might be clean but also make sure its not long enough that makes ur dryer hard to get the heat out fast enough

Posted on Feb 09, 2010

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