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What causes my timers to burn out on my washer, dryer and dishwashers

When setting your tmers on your washers, dryers and dishwasher, Do not turn the timer while the machine is in operation. When this happens the timer contacts are arcing and burning. on dishwashers and dryers, Open the door slightly to set the timer. never turn the timers while the machine is in operation. Timers are expensive to replace. If you need to replace a timer, you may consider the cost of a new machine with a warranty. Warranties do not cover timer abuse.

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What is causing erratic operation?


This sounds like a bad timer. As you turn the timer knob, cams on the shaft causes contacts to open and close. It is not unusual for the contacts to fail to close / the cams may wear down and not activate the contacts. This happens on one or more settings while other settings continue to work.

Dec 11, 2015 | Admiral AED4475TQ

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I have a kenmore front load washing machine that water shuts off after 5 seconds. Timer continues to count down but nothing happens in the machine. Timer also takes about 3x longer to get to zero.


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Malber WD1000 dryer timer starts running immediately when set, even in the middle of wash cycle


Call in the troops! You need to have the controller panel opened and checked for excessive lint and dirt. There is a short or two in that mess!

Dec 26, 2012 | Malber WD1000 Front Load Washer/Dryer

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gabehart....sounds like belt is slipping. Replace it. The water pump is on a separate smaller motor so is not affected by the agitator/spin motor.

Jun 04, 2008 | Kenmore 98702 Stacked Washer/Dryer

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MY LAT8824AAE machine just fills with water


if the tmer works on any of the cycles but not on all of them, you might need to purchase a new timer.

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