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Kenmore Dryer Won't Stop

417.94052500

The 5 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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Gas Valve Solenoid - Part # 3449 Mfg Part # 5303931775

Gas Valve Solenoid

RepairClinic Item # 3449

If the dryer won't stop, the gas valve solenoid coils might be defective. Over time these coils will fail, causing the burner to run intermittently. If the dryer is not heating properly it may not stop. Replace the coils as a set.

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$21.90

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Lint Filter - Part # 484 Mfg Part # 131450300

Lint Filter

RepairClinic Item # 484

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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$10.55

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Cycling Thermostat - Part # 642067 Mfg Part # 5308015399

Cycling Thermostat

RepairClinic Item # 642067

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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$96.90

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Thermistor - Part # 1156925 Mfg Part # 134587700

Thermistor

RepairClinic Item # 1156925

The thermistor senses the temperature of the air in the dryer and cycles the heat on and off. If the dryer won't stop, the thermistor may be defective. This is not common.

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$22.95

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