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Kenmore elite HE3 drum light always on, wont run

Drum light wont go off. Dryer wont work. DO I need to replace the door switch?

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Ohm out the door switch if the light won't go out electronic control thinks the door is open.

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SOURCE: Kenmore Elite HE3 dryer stays cold

you probably need a new heater element.

Posted on Dec 13, 2008

SOURCE: Kenmore Elite He3 electrical dryer runs but it does not heat up

odd but it worked for me!! Try resetting the circuit breaker. It will not appear to have blown, this is because only 1/2 the breaker needs resetting, This is much cheaper to try before calling for service or parts. My 2002 E3t has only had this problem once and the resetting worked without further issues for 2 years now. Good luck

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SOURCE: Kenmore Elite HE3 front load dryer no power

Yes. Remove the kickplate and check the continuity of the thermal fuse located on the blower housing.

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SOURCE: Kenmore Elite HE3 Dryer clothes not dry after cycle

it sounds like a clog in vent.if yours vents up thru roof you may need to have a chimney sweep come out and sweep vent.check and make sure the vent hose is net kinked or full of lint.

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SOURCE: Kenmore Elite HE3 Dryer door handle broken

if you have a black handle P/N 26/110/8559751 you can order form sears.com under parts

Posted on Sep 27, 2009

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That is a bad sign. If the buzzing starts when you press the start button and stops when you release its almost safe to say that the motor has a dead short or grounded out and causing that to happen. You can check the start switch by getting a multimeter and with the dryer unplugged take the wires off the switch, place a lead on each pin and press the start with meter set for continuity. If it shows continuity when presed and stops when released your motor is shot and needs to be replaced.
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If you can turn the drum and then the dryer starts you have a bad motor. The way the dryer works is when you initially push the start button, electricity is sent to the start winding, or stator, of the motor. This will in turn start the motor turning. From there the stator will drop out of the electrical process and at the same time the run winding, or rotor, will take over and the motor will continie to run. Your stator is damaged, has a burn spot, etc so by you turning the drum, the belt around the drum is moved which is attached to the motor pulley. You basically take the place of the stator. Long story short, you have a bad motor.

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Then as someone is holding the start button, hold the door switch button, then try to turn the drum counter-clock wise, and see if it will start turning on its own.

If it does start turning, then the motor is more than likely the problem.

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