Troubleshoot a Kenmore appliance by checking for common issues such as blown fuses, tripped circuit breakers and defective drive motors. Kenmore manufactures a variety of kitchen appliances, including washers, refrigerators and dryers, each of which requires a different troubleshooting process.
Troubleshooting tips for Kenmore washers include observing the speed with which the washer fills with water, if it spins slowly, makes loud noises or if puddles of water appear in front of the appliance. Kenmore washers that fill slowly may have a restricted water inlet valve.
When troubleshooting a Kenmore range, first identify the problem; the issue could either be with the top elements of the range, the oven or the broiler. You can fix some simple issues by replacing top elements.
The Kenmore Elite dryer has a smart display that can assist the homeowner with troubleshooting. If the display is working, a letter and/or number will be flashing. This flashing code can be matched to an explanation in the user manual.
The Sears Holdings Corporation makes Kenmore dryers. Kenmore is a brand name that is used for its products. The company is based in Hoffman Estates, Ill.
To find the age of Kenmore dryer, it is necessary to know the model and serial numbers of the appliance. Kenmore is a department store brand owned by Sears and determining the age of an appliance purchased there can be challenging because their appliances are made by several different manufacturers.
Troubleshooting information for Kenmore washing machines is available online via Kenmore.com. Click the Parts & Accessories link located under the More Care heading at the bottom of the home page.
Parts for a Kenmore dryer can be purchased online at RepairClinic.com and PartSelect.com, as of 2015. Each site's inventory can be searched by model or part number to simplify making a purchase.
Free online troubleshooting guides for Kenmore dishwashers can be found at Appliance Repair and Sears Home Services. Sears Home Services also offers repair services for dishwasher problems that can't be overcome by troubleshooting measures.
Repairing a Kenmore dryer requires troubleshooting to determine the problem, ordering replacement parts and making the repair. Older dryers are easier to troubleshoot. As of 2015, calling a professional for help with a solid-state dryer is sometimes more economical than attempting to fix the device