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Auto is based on a moisture sensor, so it may be bad.

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SOURCE: Kenmore Elite He3 dryer..fine on timed but leaves cloths wet auto

find the metal sensors in the drum
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Dryer works in timed mode but not automatic. Kenmore 417.93142400


Please define does not work? But if I may guess, try testing your sensors. There are usually drawings packed with the dryer to tell you how they function.

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Most of the time when a dryer won't shut of in automatic, it is because the sensors inside the drum are bad and cannot sense when the clothes are dry. If your dryer works good on a timed dry then is probably the moisture sensors.

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I have model 417 88042 700 Kenmore Electric Dryer. When trying to start a drying cycle it goes automatically to COOL DOWN mode, every time...


The front electric panel is out. I have the same problem. The part costs around $161.00 and about $100 for labor to fix it. Sorry for the bad news.

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Kenmore Elite He3 dryer..fine on timed but leaves cloths wet auto


find the metal sensors in the drum
scratchem up with sand paper

especially if you wash rugs, sneakers , or anything with acyrlic

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It will not automatically turn off when running, the knob does not turn while running.


Miss Stephanie you must replace the timer.
If you have a timed dry setting. Run timed dry. If it does not shut off timer is bad.
If it does shut off you have a sensor problem.

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That looks like a thermal shut off to protect the dryer if it overheats.

I am assuming that the timer never advances - even in timed mode (as opposed to some automatic drying setting).

Most likely you need to buy an inexpensive multimeter and start testing. There should be a schematic on the back of the dryer either on the outside or on the inside of the back panel.

Since timers on dryers are just mechanical devices that use a small motor (and yours is brand new), it looks like your timer is not getting power. The switch itself is mechanical, you should be able to rotate it to the different settings, press the start button and the dryer will work in the correct mode. Without electricity, the timer won't advance.

Check for loose or burned connections. Dryers use a lot of amperage so occasionally the wires can get burnt and corroded.

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is this in the auto mode or timed mode??

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