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My kenmore dryer 80series mdl #66822694 stopped after few minutes of use. push start button but it would stop immediately. cooled briefly and was able to run a cycle using the timed select not the automatic select. the next day after non-use all night went to use push button and started but stopped almost immediately. then pushed button again and nothing. does this sound like a relay switch issue or motor issue. thanks,eric

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  • ehallfors Dec 30, 2010

    inside DUCT on back of dryer? What is this? This isn't the air exhaust duck, right? Is it where the heater element is?

  • ehallfors Dec 30, 2010

    i just went and pushed start button and the machine tried really hard to get going but never did and then the button stopped working completely and when i pushed it again, nothing. Is thsi thermal fuse the same as the heater relay?

  • ehallfors Dec 30, 2010

    the thermal fuse has a black covering/piece between the terminals. is this just a cover protecting the wire to the 2 terminals or is this the actual connection. this black piece is solid. there is one terminal hookup that is burned somewhat that goes to the heater itself. normal? part of the problem?

  • ehallfors Dec 30, 2010

    hey daniel. i took off the fuse and hot wired the 2 wires and pushed start button and briefly the machine ran. i held the button in and then the motor sounded like it got bound up. and did not want to run. if i released the button the machine stopped. does this sound like the motor is shot?



    eric

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Hi

When dryer won't heat or won't turn on or will behave as its behaving with you it means that the Thermal fuse which is located inside duct on the back has gone bad and should be replaced as it cannot be reset. If their is continuity when you check the fuse then it means that the control board is bad and should be replaced. Hope this helps...please post back for further assistance.


Daniel

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    Daniel Scott Dec 30, 2010

    Yes right sorry its located inside the back to the exhaust duct on the blower wheel housing.

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    Daniel Scott Dec 30, 2010

    Eric you can test the fuse for continuity between its two pins, if it tests open then replace the fuse. If you hear a hum like sound from the motor then it is the motor that is bad and should be replaced.

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