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Kenmore 110.78932790 Had a repair guy over he said the motor was bad even thow it is running.I checked continuity on all the parts replaced the motor witch he said the switch on motor is bad.It still does not heat.When you push the start button as long as you hold it the drum turns but the igniter does not do any thing .now I have a new motor and that did not do it thanks to the professional guy.Can anyone help. Bob P.S. they won,t stand behind there diagnosis either so I stopped the check.

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  • leniya Aug 26, 2008

    I have the same problem with my Kenmore Elite. The repairman told me it needs a new motor and he will order it today. He is charging me for $325.00 for parts and labor. But, when I read some of the posted problem here I might need a heat board. Please advise! Thank you for your help and I wish I found your website before I called the repairman.





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Bob, glad you stopped the check, sounds like you need a even heat board. If you press and hold the start button the unit will run. As soon as you release it it stops. Tell the pro you would like a refund. Your part number is 3402605. The board is easy to replace. check out the pic. Catriver

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