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Lady Kenmore electric dryer broken start button

I have a Lady Kenmore electric dryer, model number 110-6808911W00. I believe it was manufactured in 1968. It has been working well for years. Now, when I depress the start button, I hear a humming sound, but the dryer does not start, and there is a burning smell. Can the start switch be replaced (if indeed that is the problem) or is it time to retire the dryer? Thanks in advance for your assistance.

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It is time to replace it, that sound and smell is from the dryer motor itself.

Posted on Jun 28, 2008

  • greg greeley Aug 19, 2013

    i just bought a kenmore 86574110,serial # M50742115.I was wondering how old it is (and how to tell)

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