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Our dryer sensor buzzer keeps going off even when the towels are still wet. sometimes it goes off continually,sometimes for a few minutes,there is no pattern.

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  • desk51 Apr 09, 2011

    Model Kenmore 600 # 110 79622800 Serial Number MO3715994
    Do we need to have someone come out?

  • desk51 Apr 09, 2011

    The dryer is only a week old

  • desk51 Apr 09, 2011

    Kenmore 600
    Model # 110.79622800
    Serial # MO3715994
    The dryer is only a week old

  • desk51 Apr 09, 2011

    Were new to this, where exactly should we clean out? We do not have a warranty

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Hello & Welcome to FixYa

The problem seems to be with the sensor however, tell me its model# for any other questions.

Kevin

Posted on Apr 09, 2011

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    Kevin White Apr 09, 2011

    Atleast wait so that I can reply before rejecting the solution....if its a week old then clean the control and also take warranty to get this checked as opening the unit will void off warranty.

  • Kevin White
    Kevin White Apr 09, 2011

    Please check this picture, part#9 is the radiant sensor and part#31 is the sensor, if they are fine then the thermostat (part#34) needs replacement.

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