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  • Defective heating element
  • Defective related control circuitry

Kenmore Dryers | Answered on Dec 05, 2019

Contact Sears for assistance. Online web site did not show that model, so you may need for assistance if model is no longer available.

Kenmore Dryers | Answered on Nov 25, 2019

Without knowing which model you own, suggests possible problems, which may involve paying a service technician to identify and replace a faulty part.


Kenmore Dryers | Answered on Nov 25, 2019

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Kenmore Dryers | Answered on Oct 21, 2019

The F-22 error indicates that the thermistor that detects the exhaust temperature has failed. (Sometimes the wiring between the thermistor and the control board will be faulty.) Sometimes the issue can be triggered by cold if the dryer is in an unconditioned space.

Unplug the dryer and access the wiring and thermistor. Check the wiring harness connections. Use a voltmeter to check the resistance across the thermistor. At normal room temperature, the resistance should be about 10,000 Ohms.

I hope this helps. Please add a comment with the model number (including the Kenmore prefix) if you need the parts diagram or other information about the dryer.

Cindy Wells

Kenmore Dryers | Answered on Oct 16, 2019

Do you have the power turned on at the new location it should be a double pole 30 amp breaker in your panel

Kenmore Dryers | Answered on Oct 11, 2019

It sound like you have a venting problem. The air from the dryer is probably restricted by either a clogged exhaust hose or duct work in house or a stuck vent flap where air blows to the outside. If your vent goes straight up to the roof, something may be blocking the exit or the whole line may be clogged. Also check for a kinked flex hose that attaches to the dryer. If blockage is in wall of house, there are vent cleaning companies that can clean out the line.

Kenmore 84052... | Answered on Oct 10, 2019

i don't know. it could be the heating a home fuse or your
dryer's heating element. open the dryer door. locate the dryer fuse or circuit breaker to see if it needs replacing or resetting. reset the breaker a few times or replace fuses with a good one. shut the dryer door and choose a new settings with high heat for a test. if OK, good. if no heat, it may be your heating element or something else. if not able to repair yourself, consider the age of your dryer and
cost of a replacement. if it runs OK and fails again in days
or weeks, your home wiring should be inspected. call for service right away.

Kenmore Dryers | Answered on Oct 02, 2019

I would check for power to the element and back to the source that switches the element on.

Kenmore Dryers | Answered on Sep 20, 2019

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