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Kenmore Dryer 70 series

I have a 70 series Kenmore Dryer, recently replaced the timer and the heater element. Occassionally the dryer won't heat, but most of the time it will. Also, the more major problem I'm seeking an answer to, is the fact that the timer still doesn't turn off the dryer....it would continue running for hours if left untouched. This doesn't work whether in timed mode or a preset mode.

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Hi, the problem with the dryer not stopping is most likely the switch that controls when it starts. This switch is located behind the button you would push in to start the dryer, and if you can take off the rear panel and get to it, you can most likely adjust the internal contacts so that they don't continuously make contact. Or you could just replace the switch, which might be easier!

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