Kenmore series80 - low heat


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Old 08-10-09, 08:34 PM
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Kenmore series80 - low heat

Greetings,
I have a Kenmore 80 series gas dryer that does not dry a full load in 50 minutes. Unit is about 2 years old.
Details on unit:
MOD 110.74832400. Ser MR2308084, type: DWSR - NAT- 1206006-CV22. D26 M74832R.

Troubleshooting thus far:
Cleaned out vent to roof with fishtape and cloth, removed back and cleaned out the lint catcher vent area and fan, cleaned lint catcher w/ soap and water to remove any fabric softener residue. Ran dryer without hose and almost gets load dry - clothes are warm now, but need to run an extra 1/2 cycle.

I am mechanically inclined, but I have never worked on a gas dryer. . is there a schematic or step-by-step resource to replacing parts such as solenoids, etc?
Thanks so much for your help !
 
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Old 08-11-09, 04:11 AM
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Does it dry in timed dry? Try in timed dry than auto dry and see it results are the same. Under consul there is a wiring diagram.
 
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Old 09-03-09, 05:05 AM
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the timed dry is even worse than the auto dry setting. .

Do you know which parts I should check/replace and were I could find a resource to install them?

Thanks for the help!
 
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Old 09-03-09, 01:21 PM
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Does it heat for about a minute or so than quits. If that is the case you most likely need the gas coils, Replace both of them.
 
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Old 09-05-09, 02:36 PM
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My gas dryer heats for a couple minutes then quits. What do the gas coils look like? Are they fairly simple to replace?
 
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Old 09-06-09, 03:50 AM
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Easy to replace, they sit on top of gas valve. Do you need help with opening dryer?
 
 

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