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Kenmore Elite Dryer Repair

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Kenmore Elite dryer repair service

Choose Sears Home Services when your Kenmore Elite clothes dryer breaks down and we’ll get it going again fast. Whether your dryer isn’t drying, tumbling, or just needs routine maintenance, trust the experts at Sears Home Services to provide the solutions to keep your dryer in top-working condition. Our technicians are the best appliance repair experts in the nation.

With over 2,500 repair technicians nationwide, we have service experts in your neighborhood ready to identify the problem and fix your Kenmore Elite dryer when you need us. Schedule service now, and we’ll send a technician to your home promptly.

The repair experts at Sears Home Services have access to a nationwide network of repair parts to fix your Kenmore Elite dryers, and our techs always use OEM (original equipment manufacturers’) parts when available. These OEM parts are made to fit your Kenmore Elite model, ensuring they work properly and are more dependable than most aftermarket parts. Easy access to these parts means our technicians can repair your dryer quickly and efficiently.

Solutions for Kenmore Elite dryer repair issues

Whether you have a gas dryer or an electric model, the experts at Sears Home Services can perform Kenmore Elite dryer repairs whether the issue is big or small. A service call involves troubleshooting the appliance's problem and making repairs fast. A repair technician can also recommend routine maintenance to extend your dryer's life.

Dryer fails to heat up

When your Kenmore Elite dryer drum turns, but doesn't heat properly to effectively dry clothes, it could be time to replace the thermal fuse, thermostat, or heating element. Any of these problems can be caused by blocked ventilation, a clogged lint screen, or consistently overloading the dryer. In natural gas models, it could also be a sign that gas is not flowing to the dryer.

Dryer vibration issues

If your clothes dryer makes strange noises or vibrates, the dryer drum seal could have failed and needs replacement. This is caused by frequent overloading or contact with foreign objects. A thumping or squeaking sound could also be a sign of failed or worn glides, rollers, or bearings, all parts that can wear out over time.

Dryer runs, but shuts off quickly

When a Kenmore Elite dryer drum spins, but then shuts off quickly, it could be a sign of a broken thermostat caused by blocked ventilation, a clogged lint screen, or consistently overloading the dryer. A malfunctioning thermostat could also overheat the dryer to the point of becoming a fire hazard. Replacing the thermostat is often required.

Preventive maintenance by dryer repair experts

Scheduling regular appliance service ensures your Kenmore Elite dryer will work efficiently and effectively. It can also prevent costly, unexpected repairs over time and extend the life of your appliance.

When you request the Washer and Dryer Clean & Maintain package, your Sears Home Services technician will inspect both appliances for proper functioning, wear and tear, excess noise, and water and gas leaks, while also cleaning some internal components.

Why choose Sears Home Services to repair your Kenmore Elite dryer?

We know Kenmore Elite dryers

Sears Home Services technicians are certified in servicing Kenmore Elite dryers, as well as dryers and major appliances from other manufacturers. From regular maintenance to troubleshooting a major issue, our experienced dryer repair experts can help keep your appliance running smoothly.

Flexible scheduling

Breakdowns often occur unexpectedly. Sears Home Services provides flexible scheduling online or over the phone, making it easy to set an appointment that's convenient for you, with same-day or next-day dryer service availability in many areas.

Appointment updates

We know how helpful it is to receive confirmations or changes regarding your appliance service. When you've scheduled a Kenmore Elite dryer repair appointment, you'll receive updates via your preferred method: text, email, or phone.

Protection plans

Appliances are an investment for your home. Sears Home Services warranties and protection plans can help ensure a long lifespan. Protect your Kenmore Elite dryer by asking your certified technician about our Sears Home Services appliance warranty plans.

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