Where is dryness sensor in Kenmore 110.7308622 electric dryer? - Timer runs when clothes are wet...


Where is dryness sensor in Kenmore 110.7308622 electric dryer? - Timer...

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When using the Automatic Fabric Master Cycle on the timer, dryer used to run without indexing the timer knob, which allowed heat to dry clothes before allowing the timer to advance.
Using this cycle the timer immediately starts advancing while clothes are soaking wet.

This results in timer shutting off with clothes still wet. Have to reset the timer knob several times to get a single load to dry. Have replaced heating element several years ago and the motor recently so I have been inside the dryer several times.

I do not see any moisture sensor metal conductors that are on many other dryers.
Suspect some component like a thermistor or thermostat but have no idea which component might be causing the Automatic cycle to immediately run the timer motor.

Would appreciate anyone knowing what component is responsible for detecting the dryness of the clothes.         

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There are normally moisture sensors inside the dryer drum on the back (but inside) of the dryer.. some models have a resistor block off of the timer that senses the moisture which is what you would be looking for. Unfortunately this model is likely very old, the schematics and diagrams are nearly impossible to read.. I also went through the available list of parts, many were not available or identified so your best shot may be to go to a local appliance store that sells parts that may have a better diagram of the dryer, even with that if you do have a sensor somewhere it may not be available.. parts get hard to find on appliances over 20 years in age and I assume this dryer is beyond that







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