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110.69912990 Kenmore Electric Dryer will not stay on. Cleaned all lint from inside the unit. Run unit on air dry for 5 to 10 minutes and unit does not complete cycle. Unit will not turn back on but has humming noise when I push start button. If I wait 20 minutes unit will start if I hold start button for two seconds but will shut off prematurely again. There cut off ohms reading is correct. What is list of possible problems? Since motor will not turn back on it must be some thermal cut off problem. However since it is running on air cool probably not related to heater. Thanks for your help.

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

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SOURCE: Kenmore Dryer Model 66801692

at leas 15 yrs old??? think it's done its time, its a great machine andwould reccomend replacing with a whirlpool/kenmore unit again.no tworth servicing in my opinion, average call here in new york 150-225, anbd those are for simple issues. id rather put money into new unit! bit be sure to check your venting id say 85% of dryers taking too long to dry are vent related issues

Posted on Nov 13, 2008

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SOURCE: kenmore 70 series dryer cuts off after 10 minutes

You first shoul check the belt to see if it is not broke or twisted. If not then your motor is heating up and thios causes it to stop. a new motor would be your problem.

Posted on Dec 02, 2008

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Dan Webster

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SOURCE: Kenmore Dryer Model 110

If all of the components are reading ok then you need a timer. Touch your 2 leads together. 0 ohms rght. That means you have a complete circuit.If you get the 0 reading then the element must be otay. Bad timer. Take that fancy meater of yours and atttach one of them leads to the timer leg marked RH. Yank the wire off the terminal beore you test. Move the timer around. You should get the famous 0 reading along the way. If you don't then that means you have the bad timer.

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Posted on Feb 05, 2009

Anonymous

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SOURCE: Kenmore Dryer 110.64632300 won't heat up!

vent pipe kinked not letting heat away from dryer, check vent , or the thermostt stuck and not cycling heating element cycle off

Posted on Aug 12, 2009

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SOURCE: turns off after a few minutes

sounds like your motor is overheating or going bad. sometimes lint built up around the motor can cause it to overheat. or the motor is dying.

Posted on Sep 13, 2009

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