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I have a Kenmore Dryer m#110.62922100 It works at one house but not at our new house. We took it back and at one house not at other. I checked voltage at back on dryer at the terminal block and it has 118 on each hot to ground and I am showing 230 from one hot to other....please help.I have all the voltage required at the plug..I don't understand what the problem could be.thanks,Joe

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  • j_m_nvestmen Sep 30, 2010

    I didn't notice if the light was on...I even ran a whole new wire and connected directly to the dryer....once again voltage was still 220...push button no motor start. what would I look for if it was in the supply of electricity from company. the dryer has a 3 prong but like I said it works at my house...thanks, again JOE



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When you say the dryer doesn't work at the new house, do you mean no function works at all? How about the drum light?

The dryer works at the old house therefore there's nothing wrong with it. The problem is therefore with the power outlet at the new house unless you did some modifications of the dryer power cord such as conversion from 3-prong to 4-prong or the other. It can also be an issue with the power utility your new house is connected to. Verify any of these conditions by plugging the dryer in a neighbor's house and if the same thing happens.

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    Jahn27 Sep 30, 2010

    The only thing you can look for if it's in the supply of electricity from the power utility is the frequency since the voltages are correct. Also closely inspect and compare the power outlet at both houses on how the voltages measure including the circuit breakers. The neutral/ground circuit breaker for the dryer or the house itself may be the issue here.



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