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Kenmore 8519319A Electric Dryer Use & Care Manual

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Kenmore 8519319A Electric Dryer

Kenmore 8519319A Electric Dryer product

About Kenmore

Kenmore is a brand of home appliances and home goods that have been around for over 100 years. The brand is owned and sold exclusively by Sears Holdings Corporation, a major American retailer. Kenmore offers a wide range of products, including refrigerators, dishwashers, washing machines, dryers, ovens, and vacuums.

Kenmore products are known for their quality and reliability, and the brand has a reputation for producing long-lasting home appliances that are built to withstand the wear and tear of everyday use. Many Kenmore products also come with advanced features and technologies, such as smart home compatibility and energy-saving modes, making them an attractive choice for tech-savvy and environmentally-conscious consumers.

With its wide range of products and commitment to quality and innovation, Kenmore has become a trusted and well-respected name in the home appliance industry.


Master Protection Agreements
Congratulations on making a smart purchase. Your new Kenmore®appliance is designed and manufactured for years of dependable operation. But like all products, it may require preventive maintenance or repair from time to time. That’s when having a Master Protection Agreement can save you money and aggravation. Purchase a Master Protection Agreement now and protect yourself from unexpected hassle and expense.
The Master Protection Agreement also helps extend the life of your new appliance. Here’s what’s included in the Agreement:

  • Expert service by our 12,000 professional repair specialists
  • Unlimited service and no charge for parts and labor on all covered repairs
  • “No-lemon” guarantee – replacement of your covered product if more than three product failures occur within twelve months
  • Product replacement if your covered product can’t be fixed
  • Annual Preventive Maintenance Check at your request – no extra charge
  • Fast help by phone – non-technical and instructional assistance on products repaired in your home, plus convenient repair scheduling
  • Power surge protection against electrical damage due to power fluctuations
  • Rental reimbursement if repair of your covered product takes longer than promised

Once you purchase the Agreement, a simple phone call is all that it takes for you to schedule service.You can call anytime day or night, or schedule a service appointment online.

Sears has over 12,000 professional repair specialists, who have access to over 4.5 million quality parts and accessories. That’s the kind of professionalism you can count on to help prolong the life of your new purchase for years to come. Purchase your

Master Protection Agreement today! Some limitations and exclusions apply. For prices and information call 1-800-827-6655.

Sears Installation Service
For Sears guaranteed professional installation of home appliances and items like garage door openers and water heaters, in the U.S.A. call f-800-4-MY-HOME ®.


Full One-Year Warranty on Mechanical and Electrical Parts For one year from the date of purchase, when this dryer is installed and operated according to the instructions provided in this Use and Care Guide, Sears will repair this dryer, free of charge, if defective in materials or workmanship. NOTE: Exhausting this dryer with a plastic vent can void this warranty. See “installation instructions” for the complete exhaust requirements for this dryer. Limited Two-Year Warranty on SENSOR SMART TM

Electronic Control Board

For the second year from the date of purchase, Sears will replace the electronic control board if defective in material or workmanship. You will be charged for labor after the first year.

Warranty Restriction

If the dryer is subject to other than private family use, the above warranty coverage is effective for only 90 days.

Warranty Service

Warranty service is available by contacting the nearest Sears Service Center. This warranty applies only while the product is in use in the United States.

This warranty gives you specific legal rights and you may also have other rights which vary from state to state.
For Sears Warranty information or to contact a Sears Service Center, please refer to the service numbers located on the back page of this manual.

Sears, Roebuck and Co. D/817WA, Hoffman Estates, IL 60179

Product Record

In the space following, record your complete model number, serial number, and purchase date. You can find this information on the model and serial number label, located at the top inside the dryer door well.
Have this information available to help you quickly obtain assistance or service when you contact Sears concerning your appliance.

  • Model number 110.
  • Serial number
  • Purchase date

Save these instructions and your sales receipt for future reference.


Full One-Year Warranty on Mechanical Parts. For one year from the date of purchase, the supplier will repair or replace any of its mechanical parts if defective in material or workmanship. This Pedestal must be installed with this dryer according to the instructions provided in the Pedestal installation instructions.

Warranty Restriction

If the Pedestal is subject to other than private family use and/or used with any other product than those listed in the installation instructions, this warranty is null and void.

In the space following, record your complete model number, serial number, and purchase date. You can find this information on the model and serial number label. Have this information available to help you quickly obtain assistance or service when you contact Sears concerning your appliance.

Save these instructions and your sales receipt for future reference.

Kenmore Dryer Safety

Your safety and the safety of others are very important.

We have provided many important safety messages in this manual and on your appliance. Always read and obey all safety messages.
This is the safety alert symbol. This symbol alerts you to potential hazards that can kill or hurt you and others.
All safety messages will follow the safety alert symbol and either the word “DANGER” or “WARNING.” These words mean:

  • You can be killed or seriously injured if you don’t immediately follow instructions.
  • You can be killed or seriously injured if you don’t follow instructions,
  • All safety messages will tell you what the potential hazard is, tell you how to reduce the chance of injury, and tell you what can happen if the instructions are not followed.


WARNING: To reduce the risk of fire, electric shock, or injury to persons when using the dryer, follow basic precautions, including the following:

  • Read all instructions before using the dryer. Do not place items exposed to cooking oils in your dryer. Items contaminated with cooking oils may contribute to a chemical reaction that could cause a load to catch fire.
  • Do not dry articles that have been previously cleaned in, washed in, soaked in, or spotted with gasoline, dry-cleaning solvents, other flammable, or explosive substances as they give off vapors that could ignite or explode.
  • Do not allow children to play on or in the dryer. Close supervision of children is necessary when the dryer is used near children.
  • Before the dryer is removed from service or discarded, remove the door to the drying compartment.
  • Do not reach into the dryer if the drum is moving.
  • Do not install or store the dryer where it will be exposed to the weather.
  • Do not tamper with controls.
  • Do not repair or replace any part of the dryer or attempt any servicing unless specifically recommended in this Use and Care Guide or in published user-repair instructions that you understand and have the skills to carry out.
  • Do not use fabric softeners or products to eliminate static unless recommended by the manufacturer of the fabric softener or product.
  • Do not use heat to dry articles containing foam rubber or similarly textured rubber-like materials.
  • Clean the lint screen before or after each load.
  • Keep the area around the exhaust opening and adjacent surrounding areas free from the accumulation of lint, dust, and dirt.
  • The interior of the dryer and exhaust vent should be cleaned periodically by qualified service personnel. See installation instructions for grounding requirements.


Check that you have everything necessary for the correct installation. Proper installation is your responsibility.

  • Flat-blade screwdriver
  • An adjustable wrench that opens to 1 in. (2.54 cm) or hex-head socket wrench (for adjusting dryer feet)
  • Level
  • Wire stripper (direct wire installations)
  • 2 Phillips screwdriver
  • Safety glasses
  • Duct tape
  • Caulking gun and compound (for installing new exhaust vent)
  • Gloves
  • Tin snips (new vent installations)
  • 1/2 in. nut driver or socket wrench

Parts supplied
Remove the parts package from the dryer drum. Check that all parts are included.Kenmore 8519319A Electric Dryer  (1)

NOTE: Do not use leveling legs if installing the dryer on a pedestal.

Parts needed
Check local codes. Check existing electrical supply and venting. See “Electrical Requirements” and “Venting Requirements” before purchasing parts.

For close-clearance installations between 31.5 in. (80.01 cm) and 37 in. (93.98 cm), see “Plan Vent System” section for venting requirements.Kenmore 8519319A Electric Dryer  (2)

Mobile home installations require metal exhaust system hardware available for purchase from your local Sears store or Sears Service Center. For further information, please call 1-800-4-MY-HOME _ (1-800-469-4663).

Are you placing the dryer on a pedestal? You can purchase a pedestal separately for this dryer, This pedestal will add about 14 in. (35.56 eras) to the height of your unit for a total height of approximately 52 in. (132,08 em).Kenmore 8519319A Electric Dryer  (3)

The pedestal is available in three colors

  • White – Part Number 42842
  • Biscuit – Part Number 42844
  • Graphite – Part Number 42846

To order, call your local Sears store. For further information, please call 1-800-4-MY-HOME _ (1-800-469-4663).

Explosion Hazard

  • Keep flammable materials and vapors, such as gasoline, away from the dryer.
  • Place the dryer at least 18 inches (46 cm) above the floor for a garage installation.
  • Failure to do so can result in death, explosion, or fire.

You will need

  • A location that allows for proper exhaust installation. See “Venting Requirements.”
  • A separate 30 amp circuit.
  • A grounded electrical outlet is located within 2 ft (61 cm) of either side of the dryer. See “Electrical Requirements.”
  • A sturdy floor to support the total dryer weight of 200 Ibs (90.7 kg). The combined weight of a companion appliance should also be considered.
  • A level floor with a maximum slope of 1 in. (2.5 cm) under the entire dryer. (if the slope is greater than 1 in. [2.5 cm], install
  • Extended Dryer Feet Kit, Part No. 279810.) Clothes may not tumble properly and automatic sensor cycles may not operate correctly if the dryer is not level.
  • For a garage installation, you will need to place the dryer at least 18 in. (46 cm) above the floor. If using a pedestal, you will need an additional 6 in. (15.24 cm).
  • Do not operate your dryer at temperatures below 45°F (7°C). At lower temperatures, the dryer might not shut off at the end of an automatic cycle. Drying times can be extended.
  • Install the dryer where it is protected from water and/or weather.
  • Check code requirements. Some codes limit or do not permit, the installation of the dryer in garages, closets, mobile homes, or sleeping quarters. Contact your local building inspector.

Installation clearances
The location must be large enough to fully open the dryer door.

Dryer DimensionsKenmore 8519319A Electric Dryer  (4)

Most installations require a minimum of 51/2in. (14 cm) clearance behind the dryer for the exhaust vent with an elbow. See ‘Venting Requirements.”

Minimum installation spacing for the recessed area, custom under-counter, or closet installation
The following dimensions shown are for the minimum spacing allowed.

  • Additional spacing should be considered for ease of installation and servicing.
  • Additional clearances might be required for wall, door, and floor moldings.
  • Additional spacing of 1 in. (2.5 cm) on all sides of the dryer is recommended to reduce noise transfer.
  • For closet installation, with a door, minimum ventilation openings in the top and bottom of the door are required.
  • Louvered doors with equivalent ventilation openings are acceptable.
  • Companion appliance spacing should also be considered.


First, try the solutions suggested here and possibly avoid the cost of a service call

Dryer displaying code message

  • “PF” (power failure), check the following: Was the drying cycle interrupted by a power failure? Press and hold START to restart the dryer.
  • “E” Variable (El, E2, E3) service codes: Call for service.

Clothes are not drying sa6sfactorily

  • Check the following:
    • Is the lint screen clogged with lint? is the exhaust vent or outside exhaust hood clogged with lint, restricting air movement? Run the dryer for 5-10 minutes.
    • Hold your hand under the outside exhaust hood to check air movement. If you do not feel air movement, clean the exhaust system of lint or replace the exhaust vent with heavy metal or flexible metal vent. (See
    • “installation instructions.”) is the exhaust vent crushed or kinked? Replace with a heavy metal vent. (See “installation instructions.”)
    • Has a fuse blown, or a circuit breaker tripped? Electric dryers use 2 household fuses or breakers. The drum may be turning but you may not have heat.
    • Has an Air Dry cycle been selected? Select the right cycle for the types of garments being dried. (See “Cycles.”)
    • Is an automatic cycle ending early? The load may not be contacting the electronic sensor strips, level the dryer.
    • Are fabric softener sheets blocking the grille? Use only one fabric softener sheet and only use it once.
  • Is the dryer located in a room with a temperature below 45°F (7°C)?
    • Proper operation of dryer cycles requires temperatures above 45°F (7°C).
  • Was cold rinse water used? Was the load very wet?
    • Expect longer drying times with items rinsed in cold water and with items that hold moisture (cotton).
  • Is the load too large and heavy to dry quickly? Separate the load to tumble freely.

The dryer will not run

  • Check the following:
    • Is the power cord plugged in?
    • Has a fuse blown, or has the circuit breaker tripped?
    • Was a regular fuse used? Use a time-delay fuss.
    • Is the dryer door firmly closed?
    • Was Start firmly pressed and held for at least 1 second?
    • Is a cycle selected?

Garment damage

  • Check the following:
    • Were zippers, snaps, and hooks left open?
    • Were strings and sashes tied to prevent tangling?
    • Were care label instructions followed?
    • Were items damaged before drying?

FAQs Kenmore 8519319A Electric Dryer

What is the lifespan of a Kenmore dryer?

A dryer has a lifespan of 10 to 13 years on average. And no matter how amazing your clothes dryer is, it will eventually lose its efficiency. Many people wonder when to update their dryers.

What stops a Kenmore dryer from heating up?

Before the air reaches the dryer drum, it is warmed by the heating element. The dryer may stop heating as a result of the heating element wearing out over time. Use a multimeter to check for continuity and see whether the heating element is burned out. Replace the heating element if it lacks continuity.

Why does my Kenmore dryer continue to operate?

The thermistor may be broken if the dryer won’t stop. The thermistor is a feature of several dryers. The dryer temperature is monitored by the control board, which also cycles the heat on and off. If the thermistor is broken, it could abruptly switch off the heat, significantly extending the drying time.

How long does a Kenmore dryer take to dry a load?

Your clothing should dry in 45 to 75 minutes if your Kenmore dryer is operating properly. The number of garments, the fabric type, and the heat cycle that is chosen is only a few of the variables that affect drying time. If the task takes significantly longer than expected, a minor issue may need to be resolved.

Can a Kenmore dryer overheat?

Loss of airflow from a clogged lint filter can make the dryer overheat and eventually trigger the thermal fuse. Clean the lint filter before turning on the dryer for the greatest drying results. If you use dryer sheets, the lint filter may become clogged with residue.

Can a Kenmore dryer be reset?

Your dryer may be reset with ease. When the dryer’s electrical charge has cleared (typically 1 to 5 minutes at most), unplug it (or turn off the electricity at the circuit breaker), then turn it back on. I’m done now.

The Kenmore dryer is how old?

Use the serial number on your appliance, not the model number, to establish the date of manufacture. Two letters and six numbers are used to start Kenmore serial numbers. The month and year it was created are indicated by the two letters in the serial number.

Why does it take two cycles for my Kenmore dryer to dry?

A dryer is deemed overloaded when it is fully stocked. Overload restricts tumbling and prevents hot air from the dryer from properly circulating. When this occurs, a heavy load of laundry will require two cycles in your dryer to finish drying.

Why does my Kenmore dryer shut off ten minutes after starting?

Drive belt damage or failure is the most frequent reason for a dryer to turn off after a short period of time. The drive belt is wrapped around the dryer drum, idler pulley, and motor pulley and aids in the rotation of the dryer when it is in use. If it is broken, the dryer won’t operate properly.

When I open the door, why doesn’t my Kenmore dryer turn off?

One of the most frequent reasons for a dryer not shutting off is a broken door switch. The dryer drum cannot continue to rotate while the door is open thanks to the door switch’s safety function. If the dryer won’t turn off even when the door is opened, the door switch is probably broken.

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