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Kenmore dryer, m#110 70622990. when dryer is off, can still hear timer running, if i unplug, it goes off. seems to feel hot on timer back. Bad timer or bad turn mechanism?

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The moisture may not be getting out of the dryer quickly enough.
LONG dry time is an indication of a clogged or restricted exhaust. Inspect the hose in the back to make sure it is not crushed or kinked. Clogged or restricted exhaust is the primary cause of failure in all residential dryers. Blowing the the system with a shop vac is only a temporary solution. The system needs to be cleaned (2 to 3 times per year) with a rotary brush to scrape lint collecting from the sides of the pipe. Also consider replacing flexible plastic or foil pipe with rigid metal type. Dryer will vent 30% to 40% better. If condition persists for too long, a high limit fuse mounted on the heater will open causing the heater to no longer operate.
Remember..the purpose of the dryer vent is to get rid of moisture. If the moisture can't be removed quickly....the clothes will take a long time to dry, no matter how much heat there is....
Cleaning kits are available at most home improvement centers. or at this website: www.linteater.com

Posted on Jun 23, 2008

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Posted on Apr 20, 2009

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SOURCE: kenmore dryer model#110/62622100 will not atsrt

check to make sure you dont have a blown fuse or a triped breaker if they are fine if you have a volt meter take the back panel off on the control are or if it is the other kind losen up the two screws in the back of the control area and when you get it lifted up make sure unpluged then put the volt meter on the beep mode when probes touch then put it on the two spots on the swicth and push the button if it beeps it is good if it dont it is bad and that part dont cost too much another thing you should check before you do all that check make sure you have 220 volts on that plug if the switch is good and you have 220 volts it probably the motor or the timer they both or expensive

Posted on Jun 07, 2009

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Posted on Aug 07, 2009

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SOURCE: Can I test dryer timer to see if its any good?

Check if you have 220 at the terminal block. The power is 220 hot to hot and 110 for each leg to ground. Generaly the has two speeds (220 regular and 110 for gentle). There are two heating elements that are ciontrolled the same way. The gentle cycle uses one leg and the heat ing elements use the other. The answer is how the dryer is set. Knowing that and using elmination you will find the problem in the controlls because the heating elements work or thew are open. The motor has two windings or it works or it works or has an open. I could not find a schematic but you may see it on the back oe a piece of paper in the controlls. I have faith in you finding the problem very quickly from what you said and what I told you. Good luck. Don't forget to cycle (turn them off and on) your breakers to make sure one is not intermittent.

Posted on Aug 17, 2009

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