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Kenmore 90 Series Electric Dryer - No Heat

Kenmore model 110.68972890 - 90 series electric dryer
Problem: no heat
We had a problem with PTS & not heating: We went by Dryer Tech Sheet and replaced Even Heat control Board and Motor Relay; PTS problem is resolved.
We again went by Tech Sheet and replaced Thermistor. However, for heater relay we're still getting 0V DC between P3-1 & P3-2 and 240V AC between COM & NO.
There is no voltage (reads 0V AC) between L1 & L2 going into Heating Element. We do have 240V AC between L1 & L2 that comes into the dryer.
Any answers to resolve this would be highly appreciated.

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

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SOURCE: heating element continuity?

Unplug the dryer from the wall. There are 2 wires connecting power at the heating element. Take one of these wires off, doesn't matter which one, but take at least one of the 2 off. Then put your meter probes across the terminal of the heating element where you took the 1 wire off and the other terminal of the heating element that still has a wire on it. Your meter will pretty much read full continuity if good, no reading at all if bad. Also check from one of these terminals of the element with one meter probe going to the metal frame of the unit. You should get no reading. If you do the element is shorted and would have likely tripped your house breaker.

Better to test a heating element for voltage with your meter like I described to you in your other question. I've seen heating elements read good when just doing a continuity test, however once voltage is applied and they start to heat they can expand and open up, thus not work, even though testing good when doing just a continuity test. Not always, but sometimes, it does happen enough to note to you.

Posted on Mar 11, 2009

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SOURCE: electric kenmore 90 series working but no heat?

Most likely that is the heat element. Some dryers have the element in the front but most of the time yours can be accessed from the rear.
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Posted on May 10, 2009

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Posted on Jul 11, 2009

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SOURCE: Kenmore series 90 electric dryer does not heat and

Make sure the vent is clear.
Does the motor humm when it starts?
If it humms then the motor is bad. Make sure the rollers are not stuck or that the blower has obstructions inside.

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Posted on Feb 27, 2010

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SOURCE: electric dryer won"t heat. Kenmore Heavy Duty 70

are you getting power down to the heater?why did you change all those other parts?you need to unplug the dryer,with a meter read out all the parts you changed out again but first make sure you have 240 volts coming to the machine,you can check it at the cord in the back,touch the white to the red,you should have 110 volts or 120,then go from the white to the black and you should have the same thing,if not the problem is in the house,if it's correct make sure you have power coming down to the heater,you could have a bad timer or a burnt wire,when you check the other parts unplug the dryer and whatever part you check at least one wire has to be removed,do this and you'll find your problem,if you did this first you wouldn't of bought all those parts.let me know what you find

Posted on Nov 05, 2010

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