The he4 (correct me if the he3 is different.) has it's air exhaust below the front door. Pull the plug on the dryer and connect the wires together going to the thermal fuse to bypass it and then put the dryer back together.
Then it will give you one or two tests to run.
Kenmore elite he4 dryer won't start. The lights on the controls worked. Power is ok, programs and timer light up when selected, but won't start when start button pressed. Tags elite he 4 s.
When i tried to start it beeped three times rapidly. What happens is, clothes will tend to block this vent as they slump around. I tested the thermal fuse and all the fuses it wasent the answer.
With the dryer unplugged you can even unplug the ribbon connector and then reinstall it and see if there was any improvement. The lights on the controls worked. The motor will not start.
The thermal fuse is a safety device designed to protect the dryer from overheating. Plug it in and see if it starts. Nothing weird just normal loads i tried to start it normally, on the timer and it just beeps.
I tried to search the forums for answer everyone was saying its the. If it does then the thermal fuse was blown. There is a design issue with the kenmore he4 dryer, and this is likely similar to the he3 line.
I tried to search the forums for answer everyone was saying its the thermal fuse. Kenmore elite he4 dryer won't start. Joined jul 1, 2020 messages 5.
If your dryer won’t start when you push the start button, the most likely causes are a lack of power, a defective door switch, a blown thermal fuse or a bad start switch. My dryer, a kenmore elite smartheat/quiet pak 9 he4. The terminals with the blue and white wires should show a circuit when the door is closed.
Won’t start cycle when start button is pressed. The image below will help you access the door switch. I changed the thermal fuse and still won't start.
I unplugged in and remove that back in to see if any of the wires were lose. My he4 dryer won't start. I hear a single beep but won't start.
My kenmore elite smart heat quiet pak 9 he4 will not start when i press the start button it just beeps about 3 times even though it powers on. Kenmore elite he4 dryer won't start. The thermal fuse is a safety device designed to protect the dryer from overheating.
Pull the plug on the dryer and connect the wires together going to the thermal fuse to bypass it and then put the dryer back together. Remember to unplug the dryer first. The brown wire operates the drum light.
In another section for the same situation you. Start date jul 1, 2020; The console will light up even if the door switch is bad but it won't run.
Kenmore elite he4 dryer won't start. So it was either the door switch or control board…