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I HAVE A KENMORE 80 SERIES GAS DRYER. IT WORKS

I HAVE A KENMORE 80 SERIES GAS DRYER. IT WORKS FINE WHEN THERE ARE NO CLOTHES IN DRYER BUT WHEN YOU PUT A LOAD IN IT THE DRYER DOES NOT HEAT JUST BLOWS COOL. COULD IT BE A SENSOR?

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  • mare8203 May 13, 2010

    The sensor was not the problem, I had to call someone out and it ended up being a gas valve within the dryer

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Yes the moister sensor is at fault

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The belt around the drum has come off or broke. The front of your dryer will have to come off to inspect

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