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Roper dryer, timer doesn't time out and not heating up?

Set the timer but will run forever and it is not heating, just tumbles.

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  • lcroswhite Oct 01, 2008

    my dryer is turning but not heating up

  • tlbwatson Nov 04, 2008

    My timer will does the same thing.....continously runs and doesn't heat up..... Just out of nowhere, used it last night and this morning it didn't work.

  • Anonymous Jan 07, 2009

    My Roper REX 3514 timer does not turn. Nor does it heat.

  • YODA Jul 16, 2013

    I have the same problem.I checked the element and it was fine .I replaced the high and low temp. thermostats.the dryer still does not heat and the timer will not move.I checked voltages on all legs,thermostats and checkedthe timers settings base on the diagram, all checked ok I am stuck,what did i miss..

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Dryer will run forever if it doesnt heat up, Dryer has to heat up and thermostat has to get hot and open to start the timer. Odds are rally great, it is your heating element.

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