Question about Whirlpool LER4634J Electric Dryer
Dryer turns off when door opened. Heat settings seem correct. Dryer just won't turn off at the end of any cycle.
look for a cool down thermostat on the fan body. this thermostat opens on cool, and is in the motor circuit, not the heater circuit as the other thermostats are. After the timer switches off the heater and motor, this thermostat keeps the motor running until the temperature drops below ~45C, drawing unheated air through the dryer. when they fail they weld closed and do not switch off
If knob does not move, there is likely a stripped nylon gear in the stepper motor for the timer
timer motors cost $~14 if available in your area, and attach to the timer body by two screws
rebuilt timers can be purchased at many parts stores, labelled as almost anybrand as many are interchangeable $~40
new timers are around $~60
Posted on Oct 27, 2008
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of.(from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones)
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Feb 03, 2013 | Dryers
Dec 06, 2009 | Whirlpool Inglis IP8200 Dryer
May 20, 2009 | Dryers
Apr 21, 2009 | Dryers
Mar 30, 2009 | Kenmore Dryers
Dec 27, 2008 | Whirlpool LER5636P Electric Dryer
150 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!
Step 2: Please assign your manual to a product: