Question about Kenmore 62802 Electric Dryer

1 Answer

Clothes dryer dryer stays hot when not in use. hot to touch. I unpluged the dryer and now it's cool. is there a fire hazzard with something like this?

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Vice President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 100 times.

  • Master
  • 415 Answers

Your heating element has been drooping and welded to the metal part of mount and has broken unplug the unit and replace the heating element be sure to have a knowledgeable person do. make sure to unplug the unit b4 repair is done

Posted on Sep 06, 2009

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Is it normal for it to get VERY hot to the touch.


No its not normal, this means that the processor is getting overheated and over worked. Cooling it off is a good option.

Mar 26, 2016 | Amazon Fire TV Stick

1 Answer

Dryer not drying


Not a major appliance expert--but if the situation is as described with hot air out vent but not in the drum where the clothing is it seems to me you have a blockage between the drum and lint filter to where it reaches the vent tube---they do make long flexible brushes for this-----a suggestion: if you have a compressor try forcing air down from the lint filter with the vent tube removed to see if the blockage is there and will clear or not.

A blockage can be a fire hazard so if you do not find it have a tech out.

Dec 04, 2012 | Whirlpool Cabrio 7.0 Cu. Ft. Super...

1 Answer

Whirlpool Estate Eelctric Dryer Serial #MS1013289. Dryer wa working got really really hot, clothes were so hot I could not even touch them...then went to use again and it would not turn on at al. They...


Hi,
The cycling or operating thermostatis often the problem when a dryer runstoo hot, but there are also other things that can make it run hot also.

Here is a tip that I wrote that gives more details about why a clothes dryer will get too hot.

Clothes Dryergetting too hot

heatman101

Jun 16, 2011 | Estate TEDS740JQ Electric Dryer

1 Answer

Regardless of settings, my Amana Commercial Dryer does not stay hot all the time whilst drying. Sometimes when I open the door, the air clothes are cool to the touch. Then some time later they are hot...


Hi, If you are having problems with your gas dryer not heatingthe most common problem is that the ignitor goes bad. Even though it glowssometimes 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 differentthings that can go wrong causing the dryer not to heat. check out this electric no heat tip...

heatman101

Oct 26, 2010 | Amana Dryers

1 Answer

Clothes dryer is overheating and then shuts off


Your vent pipe is probably clogged with lint. Clean out, and blow out, if possible, If the vent is clogged, the air cannot properly escape and all that heat stays in the dryer, which probably sets off some kind of themal protection switch, preventing the dryer from running until it cools down.

Oct 10, 2009 | Kenmore 73932 Gas Dryer

1 Answer

My Maytag Model DE412 Electric Dryer's outer surface becomes very hot to the touch even when it's turned off. The only way to cool it down is to unplug.


Heating control switch stuck on. Dangerous fire hazard, Contact professorial repairman immediately and do not leave plugged in!

Jul 07, 2009 | Dryers

1 Answer

After drying a load of towels, I opened the dryer and the heat coming out of the dryer was so intense that I kept the door open hoping that it would cool down. The heat was still as intense after 5...


IT IS A FIRE HAZZARD. don't use it again, leave it unplugged! there is a problem with the timer or worse. if it is an old dryer get a new one or a used one from a local appliance resale/repair shop. that's where you can get a good deal if you can't afford a brand new one.

May 02, 2008 | Dryers

1 Answer

Getting too hot


sounds to me like a temp control problem, perhaps the heating element controller is faulty allowing the temp to rise over the safety cutout switch range, Hence a cooling down time is required to reset the dryer. Try on cold cycle.. If so try it should run ok

Sep 16, 2007 | Crosley CDE6000 Electric Dryer

Not finding what you are looking for?
Kenmore 62802 Electric Dryer Logo

Related Topics:

87 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Kenmore Dryers Experts

Dan Webster
Dan Webster

Level 3 Expert

8220 Answers

Tim Whalen

Level 3 Expert

3072 Answers

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

75077 Answers

Are you a Kenmore Dryer Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...