Question about Kenmore 62602 Electric Dryer

1 Answer

I NEED TO TROUBLESHOOT THE PROBLEM FOR MY KENMORE DRYER MOD NO 11096375100. I NEED TO KNOW IF ITS THE THERMOSTAT OR HEATING ELEMENTS BAD..ELEMENTS(3) OHM OUT TO ZERO..

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    Superstar:

    An expert that got 20 achievements.

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

  • Master
  • 5,911 Answers

If your ELECTRIC dryer is still running, but does NOT produce heat, the following two links can give you advice on how to troubleshoot an ELECTRIC dryer with a no heat problem:

http://www.fixya.com/support/r3576548-dryer_runs_but_does_not_heat

http://www.fixya.com/support/r3574266-thorough_dryer_advice


IMPORTANT: Your problem may or may not be related to a heating element problem as there are numerous factors that can cause a dryer not to heat. The heating element has protection devices that are designed to regulate the heat and internal temperatures. If the dryer overheats the Thermal Cut-Out (TCO) typically will blow BEFORE the heating element. The replacement kit is much cheaper than purchasing a new heating element that may or may not be the problem.

Begin by verifying the source voltage at the receptacle and service breaker, and verify your power cord.

The reason a dryer may still run if the input voltage is incorrect, is because the drive motor only uses a portion of the 220 service. The motor runs off 110-120VAC, while the heating circuits require 220-240VAC. So, if you are missing 1/2 your input voltage due to a tripped breaker or bad power cord, your dryer may exhibit these symptoms.



If you determine the problem to be internal, the heating circuits will either be located in the rear of the dryer on the right hand, or under the dryer drum. Usually, an easy way to determine is by the location of the lint screen filter. If the filter is on top of the dryer, the heating circuits are in the back of the dryer. If the lint screen is in the door, the heating circuits are located under the dryer drum.


NOTE: If either the TCO or Hi-Limit Thermostat are determined to be bad, replace BOTH components at the same time. That is why these components are commonly sold as a set. Failure to do so may result in premature failure of any parts you replace.

Replacement parts can be purchased at any of the following websites:

searspartsdirect.com
pcappliancerepair.com
appliancepartspros.com
repairclinic.com

The first three sites listed also have helpful exploded view parts illustrations that you can use to locate and properly identify any parts you may need. If you have questions, require additional assistance, please post back and let me know. I hope this helps you.

Posted on May 19, 2011

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

I have a kenmore dryer mod #68942892 when i start it up it heats up and than the heating element turns off but the dryer keeps running , i have replaced the fuse and the senser on the heat tube still the...


There are 2 Thermostats on the heat tube and 2 on the blower housing.

one of them on the blower housing is a thermo Fuse. the other is a thermostat

one of them on the heater tube is a hi limit cut off. the other should be a thermostat.

first i would use your heat selector switch to determin if this makes a difference or

you might want to take the heater out and inspect it, to make sure it is not broken. Please make sure you unplug the machine when doing this.

Most common problem is one of the 4 thermostats or the heater.

Good luck




Oct 06, 2010 | Kenmore Dryers

1 Answer

I have a Kenmore Dryer Mod 110.96291100. No heat - I have checked the thermal fuse, thermostat, Thermal cutoff and element. All have a Zero ohm reading. What next?


The element should not be zero... it should have some resistance...if not it is shorted out and will not heat...

There could be a number of different problems...
Check out this tip that I wrote about this problem...


http://www.fixya.com/support/r3866345-dryer_troubleshooting_electric_dryer_won

heatman101

Apr 15, 2010 | Dryers

1 Answer

I have the kenmore elite dryer mod.# 11063032102. The problem i seem to having is that the dryer will not dry a load unless i reset it to start over


Hello there:
investigate these five areas if your dryer is not heating up:
Proper Voltage

If your dryer won't heat up, it's possible that it is not beingsupplied with the proper voltage. Here are three ways to make surepower is getting to your dryer: First, make sure your dryer is pluggedin. Next, check the circuit breaker panel to make sure all the circuitbreakers are in the correct positions. Finally, check to make sure nofuses in your fuse panel are blown. Any of these could explain whypower is not getting to your dryer.

dryer_heating-element.jpg Heating Element

It is possible that your dryer isn't heating because its heatingelement is defective. Heating elements are irrepairable. If yours hasceased to function properly, you will have to replace it. Open yourdryer's cabinet and locate the heating element so that you can test it.
dryer_thermal-fuse.jpg Thermal Fuse

Another possible cause for a dryer not heating up could be attributedto a faulty thermal fuse. Once a dryer's thermal fuse has blown, it isno longer of any use. If your dryer's fuse is blown, you will have toreplace it. Open up your dryer's cabinet and locate its thermal fuse sothat you can test it.
dryer_thermostat.jpg Thermostat

If any of your dryer's thermostats have become defective, they could bethe reason that your dryer is not heating. Open up your dryer's cabinetand test each of your dryer's thermostats. If any are faulty, replacethem.
dryer_timer.jpg Timer motor

A defective timer motor could also cause your dryer to not heat up.Test your dryer's timer motor. If it is no longer functioning as itshould, replace either the entire motor assembly, or just its motor.

Jan 21, 2010 | Kenmore 63942 Dryer

1 Answer

I have a Kenmore Dryer mod. 96281100 which runs but no heat. I tested power input at 240v, thernal fuse closed, thermal hi temp closed, element closed and not grounding, thermostat cut-off closed, and...


If you have 240 VAC across the element, but the element is not heating, then you have a bad element. If you don't have 240 VAC at the element, then work your way back with the voltmeter to find where the voltage is dropping

Nov 11, 2009 | Kenmore Dryers

1 Answer

T|he heating element won't stop heating


Hi, The element has broke and shorted out against the metal on the dryer. You will need to replace the element. If this is a rear access panel dryer, here is how to get to the ele UNPLUG the dryer! Remove the rear panel of the dryer and locate the element on the right hand side. Plug the dryer back in and test to see if there is 240V going to the element posts. If there is voltage, but no heat, change the element. If it does not, you need to test the thermostats for continuity. If any of the thermostats are open, replace it. I hope this helps you.
Please let me know if this help or if I can assist you further.

Thanks
Vic

Jul 15, 2009 | Kenmore 62602 Electric Dryer

1 Answer

Heating element gone in our kenmore dryer


Hi, Without having a model # so I can see the exact dry style you have, This is how to get to the most popular style element. UNPLUG the dryer! Remove the rear panel of the dryer and locate the element on the right hand side. Plug the dryer back in and test to see if there is 240V going to the element posts. If there is voltage, but no heat, change the element. If it does not, you need to test the thermostats for continuity. If any of the thermostats are open, replace it. I hope this helps you.
Please let me know if this help or if I can assist you further.

Thanks
Vic

Jul 12, 2009 | Dryers

1 Answer

Kenmore dryer 110-86094110 wont heat. Heating


Hi, Check all the thernostats and the thermal fuse for continuity. They should all show a closed circuit. If any of them are open, it will need replaced. It is usuallly the thermostat on the top side of the element housing.
I hope this helps you. If I can assist you further, please let me know.

Vic

Jun 28, 2009 | Dryers

1 Answer

My Kenmore Elite Electic dryer mod #11063012101


OK .. on your dryer it does have a bi-metal switch that turns on and off the element....if your dryer produces heat... nothing wrong with element.. a thermostat w/wire sensor is the only way to check for your heat if its working correctly.. the other is to check if your clothes coming out of your washer is it wetter then before.. might need to spin one more time.. good luck..

Jan 13, 2009 | Kenmore 62602 Electric Dryer

Not finding what you are looking for?
Kenmore 62602 Electric Dryer Logo

89 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Kenmore Dryers Experts

Dan Webster
Dan Webster

Level 3 Expert

8220 Answers

Tim Whalen

Level 3 Expert

3072 Answers

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

75066 Answers

Are you a Kenmore Dryer Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...