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Kenmore drier model 110.96591440 will not cut off in either drying cycle

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  • gwhite39056 Apr 08, 2008

    The timer motor was bad. I replaced it in about 20 minutes. I figured that one of the cams were broken and I was right.

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I replaced the timer motor and everything is working fine.

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DO YOU MEAN IT WON'T SHUT OFF? DOES THE TIMER ADVANCE? IF IT STAYS IN THE SAME PLACE, AND YOU ARE ON AN "AUTO DRY" CYCLE, THE TIMER WON'T ADVANCE IF THERE IS A RESTRICTION IN THE EXHAUST.
DISCONNECT THE DRYER EXHAUST FROM THE BACK OF THE DRYER AND TRY ONE LOAD OF LAUNDRY. IF IT WORKS O.K., THERE IS A PROBLEM WITH YOUR DRYER DUCT WORK. HAVE IT CLEANED OUT AND TRY IT AGAIN.

Posted on Apr 08, 2008

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You probably have a bad heat element. If you hold the door switch closed while you start the dryer, you should see it heating up glowing red,if not , thats it. The part isn't to tough to change just remove the back its to the right. Just three screws and pull it off. Be sure to have it unpluged while working on it. Good luck, rate me so I can improve my service.

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HI .Thanks for the question. the problem you have is with a thermal fuse, located at the ,of the dryer. pull away from the .remove the back panel. clean all the lint in the dryer. and the vent to the outside. the thermal fuse is located on the air duct. on the left bottom. of air vent a small plastic piece with 2 small blue wires. replace this part. thanks the appliance doc. please rate my answer. thanks.

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