Where is the reset button on my Kenmore dryer?
Is there a reset button on the machine? There is no reset button on your dryer. I recommend locating the two (2) house circuit breakers dedicated for the dryer and reset both circuit breakers by flipping them both OFF and ON 2-3 times and then check to see if the dryer will start.
How do I turn off the control lock on my Kenmore dryer?
To disable the control lock, hold the OPTIONS and SELECT buttons at the same time until the control lock light turns off.
Where is the fuse located in a Kenmore dryer?
To access the thermal fuse, disconnect the exhaust duct from the dryer’s outlet and remove the rear panel. The thermal fuse is a rectangular component near the heating element with wiring terminals on each end.
Where can I get a thermal fuse for a dryer?
Thermal Fuse – Dryer Parts – Appliance Parts – The Home Depot.
Can you run a dryer without a thermal fuse?
Bypassing a Dryer Thermal Fuse Operating a dryer with a bypassed thermal fuse is both unnecessary and unsafe, so a bypass should only be done long enough to troubleshoot a potential problem. Even short usage without a thermal fuse in place could result in irreparable damage to the appliance or injury to yourself.
How do you tell if a heating element is bad in a dryer?
If your dryer takes longer than usual to dry your clothes, or the air in the dryer never heats, your heating element might be bad. You can test your heating element to determine whether you need to replace it. Unplug your dryer from the utility room wall outlet.
Is it worth it to repair dryer?
If a dryer is relatively new (five years or less), having it repaired can extend its life that much longer and save money in the long run. It can be worth spending $150 – $200 to repair a midrange or high-end dryer that’s less than three years old, for example.