Question about Kenmore Dryers
The issue is with the motor relay. Hold the Push-to-Start button for a
couple of minutes to check if the dryer heats up or not. If it does,
unplug the dryer then pry the top of the console end cap trims and remove them. Remove the screws attaching the front corner of the console to the
cabinet then rotate the console up.
Use the heater relay near the timer in place of the motor relay near the Push-to-Start switch. Make sure to take note of the wiring connections of the relays before disconnecting them. Rotate the console back into position then plug the dryer in and start it. Replace the motor relay (part number 3405281) if the dryer continues to run with the heater relay used. The relay looks like this:
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Posted on Aug 04, 2010
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