Kenmore dryer moisture sensor


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Old 10-17-05, 12:23 AM
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Kenmore dryer moisture sensor

I have a kenmore gas dryer # 110.87467810.In the auto dry mode, it does not get the clothes dry. I checked the vent, it is clear. I think it is the moisture sensor. The sears parts website has a listing for a SENSOR, RADIANT p/n 338906. Is this the same sensor? They have 1 in stock close to home. Thanks
 
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Greetings ghamilton. Welcome to the Gas Appliances forum topic.

If not dry means not fully dry and there is some heat inside the dryer, than the sensor may in fact be defective. Or the flame sensor can be defective, the solenoids (on top of the gas control valve) can be defective, timer defective, etc. Varies based upon what is meant by your description of "does not get the clothes dry."

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Read the manufacturers online web site for product information, problem possibilities, causes, solving methods, part locations, disassembly, reassembly methods, repair procedures, pictorials, schematics, downloadable repair and or owners manuals, which may be available online.

Retail appliance parts dealers can also help determine what the possible problem may be also. They will need the make, model an serial numbers. Appliance parts dealers are an excellent source for original replacement parts. Dealers are listed in the phone book under appliances.

Gas Dryer Help Link:
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Sears Appliance Parts & Repair:
Sears Home Page:
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Sears Search By Model Number Page:
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Whirlpool's Home Web Site: (Also makes appliances for Sears)
http://www.whirlpool.com

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