Service tech came to the house to fix it and discovered it was the relay switch, not the circuit board like the previous tech said and ordered the board which took a week. Anyways the relay switch did the trick. I hope this saves the next guy some trouble. Thanks
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Re: electric kenmore dryer
Replace the motor it is stuck in the start winding and can cnot get up to the run winding as long as you are holding in the start button the start winding is working in a second it should through the motor switch shift the voltage to the run winding
bad motor switch
replace switch if available or change motor
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The motor centrifugal switch is not switching from the start winding to the run winding. The switch should stay in the run winding when the motor picks up speed unless power to the motor is interrupted or cut off. The switch is replaceable on most dryer models but sometimes it is an integral or built-in part of the dryer motor and failure of the switch requires the replacement of the motor. Indicate the exact model number of the dryer for more accurate troubleshooting and repair advice.
It sound's like your dryer motor is cooked.
Before you give it the last's rights, it could be something jamming the motor and preventing it from starting...though that usually won't cause them to smoke which would produce the electrical burning smell, just stop via the overload device.
Time to unplug the unit and dig into it. If you feel capable, if not call in a pro. I would try to confirm the motor problem first it may be just as worth while to buy a dryer depending on the age & condition of your's. The motor's alone can be quite expensive.
Hope that help's move you forward at least.
a complete model # from inside the door would be helpful, on wost dryers when this occures the motor is packed with lint so the sentrifisle switch cant move from the pastion to the run or the switch on the motor itself is bad, the run windings in the motor could be bad. some of thethe more complicated dryers have a relay on their control board than burns out. try blowing out the motor with compressed air or the blow end of a shop vac use the skinney attat. to concentrate air