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Ck the heating element if that is good . ck the timer if the is not in colling . if the heating element is not comming on replace it

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The dryer is not heating up and the dial stops at the cool down so the dryer will not shut off by it self. Its a kenmore 70 series dryer.


you need to send the model number,open the door and look around the opening where you put the clothes into the dryer and you'll see the tag with the model number.it will start with 110. or 417.because you have no heat that's why the timer won't advance,when the heat shuts down then the timer advances when the heat comes back on the timer stops moving or advancing,no heat the timer won't move.send the model number

Jan 16, 2011 | Kenmore Dryers

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Timer will run dryer but does not time


if the dryer has no heat the timer will not move on auto,when the heat shuts off the timer moves,when the heat comes on the timer stops,it will do this until clothes are dry

Oct 08, 2010 | Kenmore Dryers

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I have an older Kenmore 70 Series Dryer, but when I set the timer to dry it doesn't move, it stays in the same place. Any ideas?


do you have heat in the dryer?is it on time dry or auto dry?when the heat shuts down then the timer will advance in auto, when the heat starts again the timer stops.let me know if you have heat or not and send the model next time,will start with 110. or something like that and eight numbers after the dot

Aug 29, 2010 | Kenmore Dryers

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My Kenmore dryer will not heat or turnoff. I have


the timer will not advance without heat.the dryer heats up when it reaches temp. the heat shuts off and the timer advances,when the heat comes back on the timer stops,send the model number next time,

Jul 31, 2010 | Kenmore Dryers

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The dryer timer will not advance in permenent press section of the dial. it works correctly on all other sections. i replaced the timer and the problem is still present


could you send the model number and is it gas or electric?when you have it on permanent press is there heat?usually the dryer heats,the heat shuts down and the timer moves,timer stops and the heat comes back on.could have a bad thermostat or thermister but i need the model number to see what is in your dryer

Jun 12, 2010 | Kenmore Dryers

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What's wrong with my dryer & how do I fix it? Kenmore 70 series dryer won't shut off!! It stops when the door is open but won't shut off on it's own.


If the timer just keeps going past the next off and never shuts off then it could be one of two things. First, is the heating still on when door is opened? If it is then the electric heating element is broken in half and one half is getting neutral by laying against the metal heater case which will cause this problem. (assuming a electric dryer). If not then the timer is the culprit and check fleabay for NOS.

May 01, 2010 | Kenmore 62602 Electric Dryer

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Have a kenmore series 70 dryer. Won't shut off


Yes it deffinetley sounds like you may have a timer issue, if your timer stops and the dryer is running, or if the timer keeps going around and around this will be the problem, however there are thermostats inside the dryer and if you have it set on a HEAT and not a TIMED setting the thermostats won't advance the timer because they havent been set.Hope this helps

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Nov 22, 2009 | Kenmore Dryers

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My dryer does not shut off! continues to heat


HI. This is a defective, or damaged timer control module. It must be replace asap. If this continues, it will damage the element. Replace the timer, if possible. Once replaced, the issue will be solved.

Oct 15, 2009 | Kenmore 62602 Electric Dryer

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