What is the BTU of a Kenmore Electric Dryer 87729?
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Answer . Most Likely Burned Out Heating Element. It`s Not Hard Of A Job To Replace If You Are Mechanically Inclined. If Not Have A Friend Or Appliance Shop Do This. GOOD LUCK
Answer . Usually if you take the model number and serial number (just in case) to the certified kenmore repair shop in your area you can usually order one. I have been able to that in the past anyway. Good luck.
Sorry to say, a conversion like this would not be either cost effective nor practical. They are very different, you are talking about electric elements versus actual flames. There are venting and fire safety issues to consider. You may have heard of dryer conversion kits or of others that have conve…rted a dryer. If you have, what they are referring to is converting a natural gas dryer to a propane dryer or a propane dryer to a natural gas dryer. This is a relatively simple process unlike what a conversion of gas to electric or vice versa would consist of. Two options: . Sell the gas dryer and use whatever proceeds it makes towards the purchase of a new electric dryer. . If there is gas anywhere in the house, contact a licensed plummer and get an estimate to run a gas line to the dryer location. ( Full Answer )
Answer . Make sure you're getting enough air through it. Check for blockage in the from lint and make sure the fan blades are clean.. Answer . Have you cleaned the vent hose including inside the dryer? Sometimes they get clogged with lint and that can cause overheating?
Answer . \nYou don't. Save your efforts. Swap the dryers with new or used units.
The most likely cause is a burnt out thermal fuse located somewhere near the heating element.
Go to home depot, purchase the 4 wire power cord. The directions aren't very clear. But most of the colors are pretty self explanatory. White in the middle, red to red, etc. The green one is the confusing part. There is a green wire coming out of the back of the unit. It needs to be grounded on some…thing metal, like the body of the dryer. AND the green wire on the new 4 wire power cord you are attaching needs to be grounded too, also to the body of the dryer unit. There is usually an extra screw/bolt on the body of the dryer to attach it to so it continues to ground out. You can google around, but doing it yourself will save you from hiring an electrician. The new 4 wire power cord was 14.99 for a 4ft one and 17.99 for a 6ft one. Just remember to attach the cord to the dryer before plugging in!!! Also, some how we flooded our outlet so we had to trip the fuse switch in the garage. So if at first it doesn't work, start over at the beginning and make sure the fuse is on in the fuse box. Also, we thought there was something wrong b/c the fuse looked like it was on, but it was kind of in the middle, so make sure you switch all the way off to all the way on so you can be sure it's on. Good luck, remember safety first!!. ~rach ( Full Answer )
no, unless you can find a gas powered generator to make your electricity, then yes.. Answer II . No!! In the electric dryer there is a heating element ... for a gas dryer there is a heating box where a gas flame has to exist in order to heat sufficiently for the clothes to dry. Configuring an el…ectric dryer to gas is impractical, and simply an unwise thing to even attempt. The conversion process would cost more than just going out and purchaseing a gas dryer. ( Full Answer )
If you have a Kenmore electric dryer with a 4-prong cord but the house you moved to has a 3-prong 240V outlet can you replace the outlet receptor without altering the fuse box?
The short answer is No. A longer answer to your question is that the make of dryer is not a key factor and that - to be safe and to comply with the latest wiring codes - the best advice anyone should give you is to call a licensed electrician to upgrade the 3-prong outlet to the correct type of 4-p…rong outlet and to make sure that the correct size circuit breakers and wiring are used. For more information see the answers to the Related Questions shown below. Presuming that your house was not built before the mid 60's you can change the receptacle to a four wire. Shut the breaker off to the dryer. Remove the receptacle screws and look at the back of the mounting box. As long as there is a three wire cable with ground wire coming into the box the following applies. There you should see a ground wire around a screw to ground the box. Install the new receptacle just the same way as the old one was, wire for wire. Now on the ground terminal of the new receptacle add a new wire of the same size as the ground and terminate it under the same screw as the ground wire that comes into the box. If when you look into the box and there is only a three wire and no ground in the existing cable, a new cable from the panel to the dryer receptacle will have to be installed or a insulated ground wire has to be installed from the receptacle to the panel ground bus. As always, if you are in doubt about what to do, the best advice anyone should give you is to call a licensed electrician to advise what work is needed. Before you do any work yourself, on electrical circuits, equipment or appliances, always use a test meter to ensure the circuit is, in fact, de-energized. IF YOU ARE NOT ALREADY SURE YOU CAN DO THIS JOB SAFELY AND COMPETENTLY REFER THIS WORK TO QUALIFIED PROFESSIONALS. ( Full Answer )
You may be able to get visibility by joining managemyhome.com. It is a Sears sposored site and has lnks to many of the Kenmore appliance manuals and the site is free.
As Kenmore appliances are re-branded models manufactured by several different companies, there is no one right answer to your question. However, I recently faced the same problem after the belt broke in my Whirlpool-made Kenmore dryer.. The trouble is that the idler assembly in my model (110.864271…10) is held in place by tension only, so when the belt breaks in this model, the idler assembly will most likely be found laying in the bottom of the unit. The assembly is a simple looped-back strap of spring steel with a plastic wheel on one end, and for a while I was unable to figure out how it would have been attached to work correctly.. If your model is similar to mine, you should find two slots in the sheet metal directly in front of the motor. Tuck the plain end of the idler strap from the right into the larger, leftmost slot. You'll find that when you push the idler wheel end upwards and towards the right in order to fit the drive belt, the resulting pressure keeps the assembly in place. ( Full Answer )
As always, if you are in doubt about what to do, the best advice anyone should give you is to call a licensed electrician to advise what work is needed. Before you do any work yourself, on electrical circuits, equipment or appliances, always use a test meter to ensure the circuit is, in fact, de-…energized. IF YOU ARE NOT ALREADY SURE YOU CAN DO THIS JOB SAFELY AND COMPETENTLY REFER THIS WORK TO QUALIFIED PROFESSIONALS. ( Full Answer )
I own a Sears Kenmore electric dryer model 86880800. It was purchased when we moved into our home April 1988.
I guess you technically could but it would be much, much cheaper to just buy a gas fired dryer.
In 1915 the electric tumbler clothes dryer was introduced. But it isn't clear who exactly holds the patent to the first electric dryer.
a hand cranked version of an electric dryer was created in 1799 by a frenchmen named pochon and as u can see it wasnt American George T. Sampson but anyways electric tumble dryers starting appearing in the 20th century yes it was made in the twentieth century but it was not invented by that pers…on it was invented by Brooks Stevens he was the one who made a dryer with a glass window ( Full Answer )
I have a 1979 Kenmore dryer, and the belt is 92-1/4". It has 5 ribs/4 grooves, and measures at 5/16" wide, though it may have been 1/4" wide when new.. Good luck -
1 watt is 3.412 BTU/hr or 1 watt-hour is 3.412 BTUs, so the answer is 3412 BTU.
Well the first electrical dryer was first created by Mr. Mike Hunt but assisted by Mike Ocksbig.
The answer is actually in your dryer's model number prefix and has nothing to do with the series name given to the product by Sears. On the inside of the door, generally, there will be a tag. Somewhere on the tag it will say "Model Number." There is a pre-printed part on the sticker and then the par…t that's been added by a printing machine. If the pre-printed part says 110, you have a Whirlpool. For any other numbers, check out this website: http://www.appliance411.com/parts/sears.shtml ( Full Answer )
Electric dryers are less expensive to purchase initially but the cost of gas vs electricity in your area will determine what is best for you to own and operate over the life of the appliance.
There are many reasons a dryer is not turning on. First make surethe plug has not gotten loose and check the breaker. If it wasneither of those call a repair man.
Call a professional. Attempting to converted from electric to gas without prior knowledge is very dangerous. Its really something I would only attempt in reverse.
In the U.S. the most common residential voltage for an electric clothes dryer is 240 volts. In commercial application you will find clothes dryers that operate at 208 volts.. In UK 240V.
The rated capacity of a Kenmore Series 80 clothes dryer is about3.5 cubic feet. That will usually translate into about 28 pounds ofwet laundry.
The Kenmore Dryer model 110 has a cubic foot capacity of 6.5. TheKenmore Washing Machine Model 110 has a cubic foot capacity of 3.5.
Hard to GUESS -as you haven't given Model # or year ! -You wouldn't believe how many different dryers, Kenmore makes, so this info is ESSENTIAL. -Just as a wild guess, I'd say, fit it around the pulley FIRST, then the drum.
Household appliances usually have a voltage of either 110 or 220 volts; there should be a sticker somewhere that tells you the voltage for specific appliances. Make sure you don't plug it into the wrong voltage. Especially plugging an equipment designed for 110V into an outlet that gives 220V will b…urn your equipment. ( Full Answer )
The dryer is going to heat up enough to dry the clothes and that's all it takes for the dryer sheets to work.
This vintage dryer is from 1985-1986 possible even 1984 You can check the serial to find the exact month and day of Yr of mfg... CT .
Simplest solution would be the igniter or glow bar at the burner or the sparker if it has that. You should be able to take off the lower panel or there is a site plug that will let you see the burner.
You probably mean WHAT is my Kenmore dryer model. If so, you Kenmore Dryer model number can be found behind the dryer door. Open it and look around for a label containing the model number and serial number around the opening. If you decide to service you Kenmore dryer make sure to have this model nu…mber handy when you try to search for the service manual. You can check the manufacturer's web site, Kenmore.com or a third party resource, such as http://www.allrepairmanuals.com/Kenmore-dryer.htm the service manuals are published by the manufacturer and come in PDF format. ( Full Answer )
None of the above. Please don't get trapped in that mindset that you must have an appliance to dry your clothes. For one thing, a dryer, gas or electric, beats the crap out of your clothes! Yes they give it a nice, easy, gentle name.....they call it "tumbling" but really it's beating the crap out of… your clothes. Look at the lint that comes out of the lint trap next time you clean it. That was part of your clothes. How many times do you think you can do this to your clothes? Soon there will be nothing left of them, maybe you can knit a sweater from the lint you have collected. Folks, the best clothes dryer in the world is a piece of rope and some wooden spring clamps (clothespins) I would suggest hanging your clothes in a shaded area, as direct sun will fade colors over time. You can also hang them inside, like in the basement, or a spare bedroom. Your clothes will not dry as fast as with a dryer, of course, BUT..... after the initial cost of the rope and clothespins, it is free. There's your efficiency that you are wanting, right there! In the winter you are already heating the air in your home, and the moisture from the clothes is usually much needed. A clothes dryer is one of the biggest energy-suckers you have in your home, and then what happens to all that hot and moist air??? it gets blown outside of course. But that is another discussion topic. Do yourself a big favor, and air dry your clothes, they will last longer, and you will save a heap of money. yes, it may be inconvenient at times, but a great man once said, "In order to conserve, we must be inconvenienced to some degree." Now to answer your question properly, that is, if electric or gas are the only allowed answers, and by "most efficient" you don't mean least expensive, In both cases, efficiency is affected by airflow, or lack of airflow. Keep the filters clear of lint. One by-product from the combustion of liquified petroleum (propane) is water.... moisture.... so just from burning the gas to make heat your are taking away some of the hot air's ability to absorb moisture. in that regard, gas is less efficient, but just to a slight degree. Electricity is 100% efficient at the point of use, your home, but one must think about, how efficient was the electric plant that produced the electricity... and how effieciently was this power transmitted to your home? but. i guess that is neither here nor there, since the electricity you pay for is measured as it goes into your house wiring, so the electric company in the end pays for the inefficiency of it generating and distribution network. but still, something to think about. So to answer the question.................Electric............definitely ELECTRIC :) ( Full Answer )
Make sure the washer spin is working properly and that the clothes are not excessively wet when you put them in. If they are normal wetness then check to see if your dryer shuts off before the cycle is through. It it shuts off after a few minutes then you have an electrical problem to diagnose.
[also answering 1st tier redirect of: "Kenmore electric dryer model 67732794 shutting off before cycle over?"] Two potential causes come to mind (both equally likely, on an older machine): 1) There is a "bad spot" (poor electrical contact) on the rotary timer/cycle-select switch. (The wiper arm mov…es across each "click-stop" and comes to a bad/corroded section, and stops -- acting as if the cycle is over.) 2) The lint trap or exhaust outlet is clogged, causing an over-temperature situation, triggering a temp sensor, thus stopping the cycle. If I find the Model 67732794 manual on the Sears website (feel free to look yourself!), I'll see what type of over-temp safeties are in place. Quick fixes are: FIRST, clean the lint trap filter (surprised how many folks don't), and then try a DIFFERENT cycle on the rotary knob selector, and see if the cycle completes. If your selector knob has a "bad spot", it won't be on a different cycle. ( Full Answer )
There are several types of manuals available for this type appliance. User manuals can be found at Kenmore.com The diy repair materials are available in paper format only from various sources, such as amazon.com. For reference to PDF service manual for gas and electric Kenmore dryers see http://www.…allrepairmanuals.com/Kenmore-dryer.htm you will need to have appliance model number (it is not series 80). The model number can be found behind the door of your unit. ( Full Answer )
To answer this question correctly the number of wires in the existing cord is needed.
Kenmore dryers have been available for many years. With a specific model number and a call to a Sears appliance repair center, you can probably get the information you need. Without that model number, it's anyone's guess when it was manufactured.
Kenmore is manufactured by Sears and only Sears. Sears does not manufacture. Their appliances are made by major manufacturers. Most of the dryers are made by Whirpool.
no, not at all. it is only the air around us that is heated. no harmful gases are involved.
I think the model year for Kenmore dryer 66902 would be either 1989 or 1990. Ours is the original for our condo and the condo was built in 1989 and the Maytag washer was installed in 1989 or 1990 and so I am sure that the dryer would have been installed at the same time. Marilyn
You need to find out if the problem is internal or external. A repair person would check to see if power were getting to the dryer with a volt meter. If there were no power at plug the problem could be a tripped breaker or an open wire. If there was power to the dryer there could be a separate drye…r reset button on the unit. Check your manual. Otherwise, you would have to check for internal wiring problems. Look for black areas around wiring or components where some type of electrical problem caused an open circuit. You basically have only three main things that can be bad, the motor that spins the drum, the control unit and the heat producer (gas or electric). Also look for an interlock switch on the door if the controller seems to be okay, but the unit won't spin the drum. The more information you can give in a case like this, the more targeted the answer can be. ( Full Answer )
In Kings Plaza There Is A Nail Salon And It Is Made In The USA They Also Sell Them.
Yes they do offer a wide variety of stackable washer and dryer combos, and with a well known brand like Kenmore they will most likely be carried by any major appliance store
I am pretty handy with wiring and have installed ceiling fans, light fixtures, and such, but I would not hesitate to pay 150 dollars for someone to run 220 volts from the breaker panel. That sounds like a bargain (especially if it includes parts) and will ensure that your wiring is safe and up to co…de.Pay the $150. Like tedw, I am passably competent at 110v stuff. . .but for 220 I would pay to have it done right and have the piece of mind.And, where do you live that you can get a licensed sparky to come out and do it that cheap?So you want to do electrical work that you've never done before, right next to a gas line. Gee, Davey, I dunno if that's such a good idea.I think that only way that you could summon Murphy to you any faster would be if you shouted "Hey, y'all! Watch this!" right before you set to work.I'll Nth the get a professional opinion. there are alot of variables that you might not have the knowledge to take into account. for example, does the main panel have enough capacity to add another circuit this large and if so, is the sub-panel wired properly to add such a load? the $150 sounds a little low, but if everyhting is in place to simply add a breaker to the sub panel i could see it. either way, this probably isn't something worth having your homeowners insurance policy voided over should the worst happen.posted by skatz at 11:53 AM on February 21, 2006Please keep in mind that 220V is much more inclined to kill you than 110V.Sell your dryer on craigslist and buy a gas one. It will be cheaper to run, and you won't have to do any wiring.I disagree with the other posters. I've done just this and I'm not an electrician. A basic understanding of home wiring is all that's required. I'm assuming you live in the US.From the powerlines your house is provided two wires, each carrying 120v and 180 degrees out of phase to each other. Add them together and you get 240v. You are also provided a neutral line that is grounded every so often and grounded at your house.A standard 120v outlet is supplied by one of the two rails from the power company. A 240v outlet is supplied by both of the two rails. That's all there is to it unless your dryer plug is a four prong. In that case you will have 2-120v lines, one ground, and one neutral. It's a bit redundant having ground and neutral since they are wired together in your breaker box. Nevertheless, it's straightforward. I would recommend highly a well-grounded metal conduit through which the wires should run.This is doable, talk to your local building electrical inspector. They have to approve and inspect your work.To minimise down time wire up your box and outlet and string your wire to your panel making sure it is anchored with staples/holes as required. Make appointment for inspection. Then on the day of your appointment turn off you main breaker. String your wire into your breaker panel and connect it to your breaker. Install breaker. Leave the power off until the inspector makes sure you don't have one of the hot legs to ground or something. Once it has been signed off on you can flip the main switch, the dryer breaker and then plug the dryer in. I could do the breaker panel bit in less than 20 minutes from ding dong to writing the bill, for your first time I'd allocate a least a couple hours. Try to get an afternoon appointment that way you'll have all morning to work on it.If you're reasonably competent with electrical wiring, actually configuring and wiring a 220v outlet is a no-brainer.But $150, if that includes the necessary parts, is a killer deal, and would save you the TIME. Unless you already have extra conduit, fish tape, wire lube, wire nuts, wire, conduit bender, etc., etc., it's probably more cost effective to let someone else do it.What's your free time worth? An electrician could be in and out in about 1/3 the time it might take you.Not that you want to get in his (or her, of course) way, but you might be able to watch the pro work. My electrician is really cool about explaining what's going on as he works, and it's enabled me to try my hand at some electrical work myself. Regarding Mitheral's last post, I just worked with a four-prong dryer plug yesterday. The white went to the bottom prong, red and black went to the side prongs (didn't matter which went where), and the ground went to the top prong. YMMV, as always, so I'll second his suggestion to get the book.I think it's the opposite, I've never seen a 4 prong dryer plug, but maybe it's a new thing. Watch the guy put in the breaker and you won't believe how easy it is. I've even done it without turning off the main (wiring up the new breaker, then pushing it on the bars), but I don't recomend it (this was a factory setting, where we didn't want to shut down the whole shop while we hooked up a new machine).I am a degreed electrical engineer, with a hard-won state license to practice professionally. I do most of my own house wiring, with extremely close attention paid to safety and quality (durability) of work. But I never mess with 220 volt. Hire the electrician.It's like the old gambling rule: bet what you're willing to lose. In this case you are betting your life, no kidding.Things may be different in the states; all electric dryers in Canada since they stopped wiring them direct have had four prongs: two hot legs, a neutral and the ground. Commercial stuff sometimes has three prongs if the unit is running a 230V motor. The only way residential dryers could get away with only three prongs is if they didn't ground them.Electric ranges also will have four prong plugs. The neutral is needed for the light bulbs, surface outlets and usually the clock.What aubilenon said. But you chose to spend on the electrician, instead. Pity. Gas is much more efficient.So what is the extra danger from 220v single phase? Its only 220v between the phases, any one wire is only 110V. I guess you could grab one hot in each hand, but you'd almost have to be doing it on purpose.I guess this 4 wire 220v is a new fad, our lab is moving to a new building and all the 220v outlets are 4 prong twist-locks. The building manager has a bought a whole case of 4 prong plugs to convert everybody's stuff, but the cords only have 3 wires, so what's the point?Go with the gas. Faster drying, more efficient, no wiring hassles. In the long run you'll save money too. . ( Full Answer )
AD is for auto dry. It isn't an error code. It is just set on an auto dry mode. (normal, delicate, sport)
Probably the heating element has gone wrong. Check the manual (available online) and see. Another common problem is a clogged vent, which prevents air flow and the clothes don't get dry.
Normally, The Kenmore products sell for around $900.00 - $1,000 (in store). I would say they sell for around (not in store) $350- $400. Cheapest, $275. Good luck with your buy! :)
Dryer parts from Kenmore can be found from a variety of companies online. They can be found on Sears, PartSelect, Repair Clinic and Amazon websites, as well as many of these companies stores.
Those in the market for a Kenmore dryer can find them at a variety of shops and stores on the web. These include Amazon, Sears, Kenmore's own direct site, and Best Buy.