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Kenmore Elec Dryer timer & Heat Element Failed

Kenmore Elec Dryer timer didn't turn the dryer off at end of cycle. Nor would it heat when timer is set to heat position manually any where on the dial. Upon inspection, the heater coil is broken. Should the timer run with broken heating element? Is it a coincidence that the two failed at the same time?

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Hello there:
I would have to tell you that i dont think that the two would fail at the same time but it can happen but not too often
deffinatly replacethe timer and the heating element and this will solve the problem
also since you have the unit opened i would inspect all of the wiring for loose connections and moisture cause this will cause things like these to fail prematuraly ok?
I hope that this has peeb very helpfull for you
best regards michael

Posted on Nov 04, 2009

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