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Title: kenmore 80 series electric dryer wont dry
Post by: kylek on September 04, 2012, 12:51:35 PM
I have a kenmore electric dryer. It will spin all day long but will not heat up. the vents and all he duct work are cleaned out. can anybody please help me out. I am a little more than cofused when it comes to this? any help would be appreciated
Title: Re: kenmore 80 series electric dryer wont dry
Post by: dab147315 on September 04, 2012, 01:11:03 PM
You need to post model number.
Title: Re: kenmore 80 series electric dryer wont dry
Post by: kylek on September 04, 2012, 01:19:08 PM
model number is 110.64852400
Title: Re: kenmore 80 series electric dryer wont dry
Post by: kylek on September 04, 2012, 01:52:43 PM
i did check at the plug and confirm that i have 240v there. so at that point i know i dont have an issue there
Title: Re: kenmore 80 series electric dryer wont dry
Post by: dab147315 on September 04, 2012, 02:43:15 PM
Take back panel and check for 240 at heater.Also you can use your ohm meter with dryer unplug and take one wire off each thermostat and check for continuity for each thermostat .
Title: Re: kenmore 80 series electric dryer wont dry
Post by: kylek on September 04, 2012, 02:55:53 PM
i found the thermal cut out fuse is open, no continuity going through it, the thermal fuse was .3 ohm, cycling t-stat was 0.0 ohm, the heater element was 19.2 ohm and the moisture sensor was open. do these reading seem correct to you?
Title: Re: kenmore 80 series electric dryer wont dry
Post by: dab147315 on September 04, 2012, 03:02:09 PM
Yes .
Title: Re: kenmore 80 series electric dryer wont dry
Post by: dab147315 on September 04, 2012, 03:06:15 PM
Part number should be 279816 (http://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/click?id=omv7WULuxaw&subid=0&offerid=225193.1&type=10&tmpid=2111&RD_PARM0=http%253A%252F%252Fwww.appliancepartspros.com%252FAppliance-Parts%252Fwhirlpool-dryer-thermal-cut-off-kit-item-number-ap3094244.aspx&RD_PARM1=http&RD_PARM2=%253A%252F%252Fwww.appliancepartspros&RD_PARM3=.com%252FAppliance-Parts%252Fwhirlpool-dryer-thermal-cut-off-kit-item-number-ap3094244.aspx) it comes with 2 thermos.If we are on the same page.
Title: Re: kenmore 80 series electric dryer wont dry
Post by: kylek on September 04, 2012, 03:12:51 PM
now does the 2 t-stats both get used or do you just match up the one you need?
Title: Re: kenmore 80 series electric dryer wont dry
Post by: dab147315 on September 04, 2012, 03:20:35 PM
Use both of them.I guess you are looking at a web site that you see a picture of them?Are one of them in the picture is that one of them ?You always use both .make sure your air flow is good.
Title: Re: kenmore 80 series electric dryer wont dry
Post by: kylek on September 04, 2012, 03:24:40 PM
it appears to be the same. i seem to have good air flow. i will order these parts and install and hope for the best lol
Title: Re: kenmore 80 series electric dryer wont dry
Post by: dab147315 on September 04, 2012, 03:29:47 PM
You could jump out bad thermostat just to see if heaters comes on.
Title: Re: kenmore 80 series electric dryer wont dry
Post by: kylek on September 04, 2012, 04:59:29 PM
never gave thata thoguht. thank you. if i jump it the heater should heat up
Title: Re: kenmore 80 series electric dryer wont dry
Post by: dab147315 on September 04, 2012, 06:29:10 PM
Yes.