Question about Dryers
Hi, dryer doesn't stop.
changed out timing module ($100). same problem. machine heat-cycles and tumbles correctly. removed motor from timer , and jumpered with 120v. motor works. so it appears that timer module is not getting power to energize timer motor.
is it the circuit board?
there is a thermostat on the exhaust with 4 leads. they alternate with 120v and send power to ignitor when there is a call for heat.
there is another module next to this thermostat (on the exhaust), which has two leads and on the other side is a strip about 1-1/2"long x 1/8". most likely some type of sensor (humidity maybe?).
thanks for your help
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Posted on Oct 25, 2008
If your dryer seems to run forever, it could be because of a clogged vent or internal ductwork. Your dryer may have an automatic cycle that turns off the dryer when the clothes are dry. It does this with a special thermostat or moisture-sensing system.
Normally, this is what happens during an automatic cycle:
Posted on Oct 25, 2008
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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