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Kenmore Electric Dryer

Ultra Fabric Care model # 86980800 69808
Serial # MX2521390

We replaced the starter Switch and also the Timer and it still will not start please help
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  • passion_1031 Mar 13, 2008

    We replaced all the fuses, had a repair man come out to look at it he said was for sure our power cord... got new cord and nothing so we called him back out since he got $30 for his diagnostics, and he said nothing wrong with the dryer HAS to be our power is bad some pace. so we called electrition and he said NOTHING wrong woth our power lmao we are $220 into the dryer in parts and Diagnostics and now the electrition. We still have no answers on whats wrong with it. Should have seen the dryer on sale @ Home Depot for $219

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Check your fuses.one runs the dryer and other heat the dryer.
check to see if belt is broke or wire is burned off of motor.

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