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Kenmore dryer will not heat

The Kenmore dryer Serial number M84574342 Model number 86880100 Stock number 68801 will not produce hot air

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  • Anonymous Mar 17, 2014

    what year model?

  • Anonymous Mar 25, 2014

    Kenmore dryer want get hot model 11067902791 90 serial

  • Anonymous Mar 26, 2014

    I have a Kenmore Model Number 110.86880100, Stock No. 68801, Serial Number M81524678 and it's not heating. The local appliance repair says if I can bring in the element and switches they can determine which is not working. I can't even find these things on my dryer! The panel and back doesn't look like any of the videos or pictures I can find!

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Only 2 things can be wrong, the heater element is toast or one of the safety thermostats is fried, most likely it is the heating element. make sure its well connected(while unplugged!!!)

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I have a kenmore 90 series Model number 100.66904692 s/n MH4501730 Dryer runs for maybe 10 to 15 minutes then shuts off. When you push the start button you can hear a clicking sound. After it sets f


YES NOT UR THERMAL FUSE.
BUT MAYBE AN OVERHEATING ISSUE

DRYER OVERHEATING:

Heating Element
A defective heating element can make a dryer too hot. If the element partially shorts out, it can produce heat all the time, regardless of whether the dryer is calling for heat. Remove the heating element to inspect it. The coils should not be touching each other or anything else.

Other Causes and Conditions
Air Flow Problem
Dryers need good ventilation to work properly. If the vent is clogged it can make the dryer too hot. Clean all of the vent tubing thoroughly.

Cycling Thermostat
Although not common, a defective cycling thermostat can make the dryer too hot. The cycling thermostat is supposed to turn on and off the heat to maintain the proper temperature. If the thermostat is defective it may keep the heat on too long. The thermostat is not adjustable or repairable, it must be replaced.

Felt Seal
Most dryers have a felt seal at the front and rear of the drum to keep the heat inside the drum. If the felt seal is worn away or missing, the dryer may keep heating and make the dryer too hot. This is not common.

Blower Wheel
A defective blower wheel will not spin properly and will not vent the hot air, making the dryer too hot. Check to see if there is adequate airflow out of the dryer.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3m5NZvY9V5Q

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Old Kenmore Dryer can't turn-off and won't heat


Look like you need a timer control
model number should start with a 110. number timer for your dryer is about $70

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send the model number,open the door and look around the opening where you put the clothes in,you'll see a tag with model and serial number,just need model number.

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All of a sudden, my 18 year old Kenmore gas dryer is not producing hot air. The motor is working & the barrel is revolving. What can I do short of spending $500-$600 for a new comparable Kenmore gas...


It sounds like your heating element has given up the ghost and broken OR you have a bad thermostat that isn't telling the heating element to work. I would suggest you find the tag on your dryer with the model number on it and then go to www.searsparts.com and look it up and find the heating element and thermostat and decide if you want to spend that much.

NOTE: Usually, on older models, I always recommend that my client replace both so that I don't have to come back again in a few months to change the other. They seem to both fail close to each other.

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KENMORE DRYER MODEL# 86880100 SERIAL#M81937120, WHEN ON THERE IS NO HEAT FOR DRYING. THE DRYER SPINS AND MORE DRY FUNCTION HAS NO HEAT,


Hi,

If you are having problems with your gas dryer not heating the most common problem is that the ignitor goes bad. Even though it glows sometimes it is still not working properly.


if you dryer is gas check out this gas no heat tip....


If you have an electric dryer, you can have many different things that can go wrong causing the dryer not to heat.


check out this electric no heat tip...


heatman101

Feb 12, 2011 | Kenmore Dryers

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I would like to know what year my dryer was made. Model # 110.86071120


This is the model number. You need the serial number. On all Sears Kenmore dryers the date code is in the serial number. The first 2 letters will be the make & location. The following 3 numbers will be the year & week produced.
Please rate this answer by checking the "hands" below. Thanks

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Kemore dryer serial number 96292110 dryer turns and operates but dosent produce any heat


Your dryer innards look like this
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Their is usually a flap you can remove to get to the element.
It slides out after you remove a screw or 2 These videos show how to get into the dryer:
Older model:
Newer model:

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This sounds like the dryer coils are failing. They tend to fail as they heat up. Here is a link that should help http://appliancehelponline.com/gdryertroublevideo.html

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The age is determined by the SERIAL number. If you post back with each appliance serial number, I can tell you what year they were manufactured. Include any letter designations that are in the serial number too.

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