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saloonsailer

kenmore dryer #11060982990 won't run when start button released

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checking through previous posts it would seem that the problem is "even heat control board"

My question:Is this this an assured diagnosis and are there probable contributing factors or  is there anything else to check before ordering this little ($187) gem. 

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The even heat board is a common failure, and a match to your symptoms. Get the part from Repairclinic so you could return it if not needed.

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Diagnostic details on the even heat board are here:  http://fixitnow.com/wp/2009/03/17/easy-fixes-for-two-common-problems-with-the-whirlpool-even-heat-dryers/

 

Brother nick speaketh much truth.  Here's the part link to the even heat board:  http://www.repairclinic.com/PartDetail/Dryness-Control-Board/W10116564/1480790?modelNumber=110.60982990

 

Dryness-Control-Board-W10116564-00797464

 

Or to just the relay if you're able to to determine that the motor relay is bad:  http://www.repairclinic.com/PartDetail/Relay/3405281/528722?modelNumber=110.60982990

 

Relay-3405281-00578721.jpg

 

Easy way to tell is to swap it out with the heater relay and see if the motor runs normally (but the dryer won't heat).  

 

If it doesn't fix your problem, return it for a refund, even though it's been installed.  

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looking at the wiring diagram,

the EvenHeat Board controls the Timer Motor, not the Drum Motor

and I don't see a Relay

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Good catch, Reg-- I just now checked the wiring diagram you posted and you are correct.  

 

I think saloon is looking at a bad motor:  Part number: AP3094233

Part number: AP3094233

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Yes ,the drum turns normally when button is pressed, I have read the links suggested and will try suggested procedures,

Thanks for the input, i have my multimeter in hand and should know more in a few minutes!!

the confounded control relays and "evenheat" self destruct board,are indeed marketing genius 

now I'm confused! (that didn't take much)  did not see the "MOTOR" reference,though from a monitary point it would be a gain. I am tearing the dang beast open, check in with you a little later, thanks again.

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whoa boys!! it would seem the wiring diagram, postedby "REG ", is for  gas dryer, wrong number, mine is the 110 6098 2990 electric

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whoa boys!! it would seem the wiring diagram, postedby "REG ", is for  gas dryer,

wrong number, mine is the 110 6098 2990 electric

Drum tumbles OK while Start Button is held ?

Clean out the lint in the Drum Motor Centrifugal Switch

same tech sheets as

http://appliantology.org/files/file/832-kenmore-dryer-gas-11070912990-wiring-sheet/

did you download and take a look at the tech sheet(s) ?

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whoa boys!! it would seem the wiring diagram, postedby "REG ", is for  gas dryer, wrong number, mine is the 110 6098 2990 electric

 

 

It's for both gas and electric-- two different diagrams.  

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thanks, i didnt get past the "gas dryer" intro page. i'm just home from work and can go into it, including the centrifuge switch lint check.i did look at the wiring diagram, haven't got it straight ,but will. appreciate you guys .

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Could be the centrifugal switch in the motor is just stuck.  Try pushing the switch body near the rotor with a small flathead screwdriver to get it to disengage.

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would the cientrifugal switch be the 2" flat black one with 2 wires adjacent to motor wire flat connecter?

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O K , i have the drum out checked all the small electric parts, all good it would seem that the mechanical switch on motor shaft moves fine, dont know how to prove it works electricly, thats why I was asking about the (seperate connector with two blue wires) . can i effectivly check the centrifugal switch function here ? 

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