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Kenmore Series 70 Dryer Buzzer won't stop buzzing - Model 110.96573220

Hello, I've got two questions. 1. I just recently replaced the timer motor but the dryer still won't stop buzzing when it gets to the end of the timed cycle and other cycles. It will only stop buzzing by itself on the automatic high heat cycle. 2. Is there any way to disable the buzzer, lower it's volumn or turn it off? Any solutions that you have will be much appreciated. Thanks! CAB

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  • Anonymous Aug 07, 2008

    I have the SAME problem suave1 however the solution just disables the buzzer? What is the problem causing the buzzer to sound? Is there something else that will fix the problem?





  • thisismefort Nov 27, 2008

    sears kenmore dryer



    I have two controls one for the cycle of the dryer and one to turn it on. The one I use to turn it on. has been making a buzzing sound and it continues to buzz while the clothes are drying...It hasnt quit yet but what do I need to do to fix it.

  • Anonymous Mar 12, 2014

    the dryer ends it's cycle but will then turn itself back on after about 15 mins

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  • the buzzer is located under the control panel. 
  • you can unplug it.
  • unplug the dryer or turn the breaker off first
  • then take out the 2 screws on both sides of the control panel
  • bull it forward toward you and unhook it from the case
  • you should see the buzzer with two wires going to it
  • only need to disconnect one.
  •  just make sure you wrap the bare wire connector with electrical tape to keep it from touching metal.

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Help that will only fix the buzzer... what is causing the buzzer to sound?

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SOURCE: kenmore 70 series model # 96573220

Sounds like the push to start switch has gone bad. Not to expensive to fix, and pretty easy to do as well. You can remove the rear of the console, remove the push to start switch (lift the tab, then turn to unlock) and replace. Be sure to mark your wires so they go back in the right order. Jim

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