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I have the ele-2406028-cv54 kenmore dryer and it takes for ever to dry a normal load of cloths about 6 hours, even on the automoisture sensor cycle. I can feel alot of heat inside the dryer when I open it but it feels like the moisture isnt going anywhere could it be a clog of some sort, I took of the exhaust hose and can fell air but not sure if its alot or a little and the breakers are fine? any ideas?

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Hey Dj. Sounds like the exhaust system may be clogged...make sure the lint trap is clean and nothing is blocking the flow to and through there... now, UNPLUG the dryer.... dig into the back of the machine, where the hose connects, using a flashlight.. look in the back, then CAREFULLY feel in there and see if you can find anything that prevents the exhaust from escaping...sometimes this is where you find the infamous "missing sock"...

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SOURCE: Dryer wont start just clicks.

could be start switch bad,main fuse bad,door switch bad,or a weak motor,you need to call an honest appliance repair shop(not sears$$$$$$$$$) I DON'T WANT YOU TO HURT YOURSELF,THE DRYER IS HIGH VOLTAGE(220)MIKE

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sounds like start switch on motor bad.

Posted on Jun 24, 2009

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To answer your question, "yes", replacing a heating element is a simple repair that you should be able to perform yourself. However, the problem may/may not be the heating element. There are several things that can cause a dryer no heat problem.

If the dryer runs, but does not heat, the first thing you need to check is the wall receptacle for the proper input voltage. A reading across the two hot leads (left and right slots) should read 220-240 VAC. If this reading is incorrect, check your breaker panel. Some homes have the dryer circuit on two breakers, vice one single 220 breaker. If the voltage at the receptacle is good, unplug the dryer and remove the cover on the terminal block in the back of the dryer. Plug the dryer back in and take the same voltage check at terminal block across the RED and BLACK wires. You should see 220-240 VAC if good. If the voltage is bad at the terminal block, but good at the wall receptacle, you have a bad power cord. If the voltage is good at the terminal block, then the problem is internal to the dryer.

NOTE: The reason a dryer will still run if the input voltage is incorrect is because the dryer drive motor only uses 110-120 VAC, while the heating circuits require the full 220 service. So, if you are missing a portion of your input voltage, the dryer may exhibit the symptoms you have.

If your problem is with the dryer heating circuits, the following link explains what to look for and how to troubleshoot:

http://www.fixya.com/support/r630242-dryer_runs_but_not_heat

Pay particular attention to the paragraph that discusses proper ventilation. The number one cause of dryer heat related problems are caused by poorly installed, kinked, or clogged dryer ventilation. Your heating circuits are located on the lower right side of the dryer cabinet under the drum. You will need to remove the lower kick panel under the door to access. The elment is inside the heater box while the Thermal Cut-Out (TCO) and Hi-Limit Thermstat is located on the outside of the heater box to the left of the element. The TCO is located in the rear, while the Hi-Limit Thermostat is located near the heating element terminals. NOTE: Make sure the dryer is unplugged while taking any resistance checks. Make sure you disconnect any terminal wires before measuring to ensure accurate readings. If you have any questions, please let me know. I hope you find this information helpful.

Posted on Jul 13, 2009

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SOURCE: dryer will not start...checked belt and is

If the lid switch is defective, the washer will not function or work at all. It is located inside the washer main housing near the door frame. When you close the door, the switch is activated by an actuator. You have to raise or open the top or front panel of the machine to reach the switch. Replace if found defective.

Posted on Sep 26, 2009

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SOURCE: our kenmore dryer 600 series,model


Hi,

There can be many reasons why your dryer will not start or turn...

The most common causes are the belt breaking or jumping off, or the motor going bad...

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