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THE IS A RELAY ON TOP IN THE COM=NTROLL HAS TO BE REPLCED

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I have a kenmore elite dryer. the push to start button starts the dryer but unless you hold the button down it will not keep running. I have replaced the PTS button and it has not made a differance....


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Dryer will not stay running unless you hold down the start button.


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Oct 10, 2010 | Kenmore 63932 Electric Dryer

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May 10, 2010 | Kenmore 63942 Dryer

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Dryer will not stay running


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Apr 21, 2010 | Kenmore 63942 Dryer

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Dryer willnot stay running


The start relay itself seals in and keeps you running.

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Aug 01, 2009 | Hotpoint NBXR463EBWW Electric Dryer

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Dryer won't run unless we hold the button


The start button starts the motor heater and energizes a relay that latches closed to keep the motor and heater running untill the timer switch or door switch cut the power to the relay and the relay opens.
The latching relay has failed or disconnected
if all the cables are attached to the relay
replace relay
not an expensive item, good for another 10years

Aug 08, 2008 | Kenmore 63942 Dryer

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Dryer will not start


Your start botton wore out inside. You can change it. Please note to connect wire exactly as the old one.
Good Luck

Aug 02, 2008 | Kenmore 63942 Dryer

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