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Kenmore Elite He3 Dryer won't start. Lint filter and duct has been cleaned. Power is on. You push start and hear a click, but nothing happens.

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This is an overheating issue. The dryer needs to be cleaned at least once a year. This means pull the bottom panel off that is under the door and vacuum out all the lint. Then clean the outlet and duct work that it connects to. There are some other causes but that should take care of it.

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My kenmore elite dryer that i bought 2 years ago lint trap corner is catching my clothes and tearing them. we had it replaced and its doing it again. I am tired of messing with it. Please help.


don't know if you already had this fixed,usually this is caused by not having your dryer cleaned out,the lint builds up inside the duct that the lint filter slides down into and has to be removed and cleaned out.also in some of the kenmore dryer ducts there's a metal clip inside the duct that can come loose and hold the lint filter up.these are the two most likely causes for this to happen.

Sep 23, 2013 | Kenmore Elite HE4 Electric Dryer

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Won't work. No service code.


the first things to check is the door switch,open the door and push in the switch,if it doesn\'t click when pushed in the switch is bad,next thing to check is the belt,on some models there\'s a switch on the pulley assy. if there isn\'t any tension on the pulley the dryer won\'t start.if you need more help i need the model number off of the dryer,open the door and lolook around the opening where you put the clothes in and you\'ll see a tag with the model number,if the dryer hasn\'t been taken apart and cleaned out the thermal fuse could have popped,if the dryer gets to hot inside from a blocked vent line or the duct that the lint filter slides into is blocked the fuse will pop and it\'s non resetable.

Mar 18, 2013 | Kenmore Dryers

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I have a Kenmore Elite HE3 gas dryer that is not heating. When starting a cycle, it will run for a couple of minutes, then stop with "E2" on the display. Lint has been cleaned out from entire...


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E2 means the control board has sensed problem or shorted thermister. Located on blower housing.
Replacing thermister should solve the problem. This picture should help.DISCONNECT POWER BEFORE ATTEMPTING

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Aug 22, 2011 | Dryers

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My Kenmore dryer model HE3, 11084836201, will allow me to select the drying cycle, but it will not start. Once I press the start button, it clicks but will not start. Please help!


This problem is commonly caused by a blown thermal fuse located on the blower housing behind the bottom panel. Remove the bottom panel then the lint duct and check continuity of the thermal fuse. You can also bypass the thermal fuse for troubleshooting purposes. Check for blocked lint filter and restricted vent system if the thermal fuse is indeed blown then replace it including the thermistor. Click on the link below for detailed troubleshooting of this common problem.

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Too much lint is getting past the lint trap. How


if the filter isn't damaged then this is normal,you should take off the bottom panel and use a shop vac to blow out all the lint inside the dryer especially the motorand blow it forward and vac it up so you don't have to pull the drum to clean it,then remove the lint filter and take off the duct that the filter slides into,now go outside and make sure nothing is blocking the flapper like an animal cage that comes with some of the outside vents,if it's clear go inside and remove the vent line,if it's a long run from the dryer to the outside blow it out with a leaf blower,you should do this once a year and your clothes will always dry on time and your motor and other parts will last longer,when the lint builds up the dryer runs hotter and longer and that's what damages the dryer

Feb 06, 2010 | Kenmore Elite HE4 Electric Dryer

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How do I clean the lint out of the Kenmore Eite He3 past the lint screen?


Remove lint screen. Remove bottom front kick panel (usually three to four screws on very bottom front), There is a metal lint filter air duct assembly that has three to four screws holding it on. Usually one on each upper side of the duct, and one that has a bent metal bracket holding the bottom to the blower housing. This metal duct is dead center in the dryer under the door and ducts over to the bottom left. Remove the screws and pull the duct down and out. You can now clean this assembly. Needless to say, always unglug the dryer or turn it off at the circuit breaker before doing this job. I recommend that you do this at least once a year on the dryer, and clean out the washer lint and coin catcher at least once a year. Good Luck, Appliance Specialists.

Dec 20, 2009 | Kenmore Elite HE4 Electric Dryer

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Kenmore Elite HE3 dryer will not start


Not sure what it is but have you checked the door switch? Maybe a loose wire there? or a bad switch?

Sep 19, 2009 | Kenmore Elite HE4 Electric Dryer

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Dryer will not start.. Here clicking sound when i push start button but nothing happens


Did you clean the lint screen and replace? Also - all lint should be cleaned from back of dryer and the duct...many dryer manufacturer have safety sensors that will not light dryer due to there being too much lint, not enough air flow...(safety feature) ...

Oct 09, 2008 | Kenmore 62602 Electric Dryer

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Dryer won't start


Manual might be available on line type in your make and full model. Could well be the bulb that blew. Sounds like the door switch thou i see by other postings some times the filters can cause a similer problem
GUEST. 1. start switch is faulty...oops is it eletronic?it so disregard that. 2 drum is to tight 3 motor or switch on motor faulty
smitty123. Will drum turn by hand??? Can you hear the motor hum when you close the door???

Oct 27, 2007 | Kenmore Elite HE4 Electric Dryer

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