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Kenmore Dryer Won't Stop

110.66722690

The 6 most common part(s) or condition(s) which contribute to the symptom Dryer won't stop are listed below. Check or test each item and watch any available videos. If you are still unable to solve the problem you may need to do additional research and troubleshooting. Remember, with our 365 Days. Period.® return policy you can return any part for any reason. So, go ahead and buy it to try it. No other parts retailer offers this unconditional return policy.

For the symptom you selected, these are the most common parts or causes, ordered by the likelihood of fixing the symptom.

Other Causes and Conditions

Air Flow Problem

The most common problem when a dryer is slow is when the vent is clogged. If the dryer is slow, check the vent from the back of the dryer to the outside of the house. If that is clogged, clear it completely and test the dryer. If the dryer is slow after the vent is cleaned, clean the internal ductwork of the dryer. This will require some disassembly.

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Blower Wheel - Part # 686172 Mfg Part # 694089

Blower Wheel

RepairClinic Item # 686172

The blower wheel draws air through the dryer and pushes the air out the vent. If the dryer won't stop, the blower wheel may be plugged up or not be spinning properly, which reduces the air flow. Check to see if the blower wheel is securely fastened to the drive motor shaft.

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Heating Element Assembly - Part # 2438 Mfg Part # 279838

Heating Element Assembly

RepairClinic Item # 2438

The heating element assembly warms the air before the air enters the dryer drum. If the dryer won't stop, it may be because the heating element assembly isn't working - which greatly increases the drying time. Check the heating element for continuity.

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Lint Filter - Part # 3189124 Mfg Part # W10641634

Lint Filter

RepairClinic Item # 3189124

Dryer sheets and fabric softener can leave a residue on the lint filter, reducing the air flow. If the dryer won't stop, check to be sure air can flow freely, clean the filter as needed.

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High Limit Thermostat - Part # 2924 Mfg Part # 3390291

High Limit Thermostat

RepairClinic Item # 2924

If the dryer won't stop, check the high limit thermostat. If defective, the high limit thermostat can turn off the heat prematurely, lengthening the time it takes to dry a full load. This is not common.

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Cycling Thermostat - Part # 2893 Mfg Part # 3387134

Cycling Thermostat

RepairClinic Item # 2893

The cycling thermostat regulates the temperature of the air in the dryer. If the dryer won't stop, it may be caused by a defective cycling thermostat turning off the heat too early. This is not common.

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