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Dryer just spins and spins and does not stop at the end of the cycle. I have to manually turn it off, on any setting. Also - there is no heat.

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Need new timer. unless you plan on buying a brand new dryer do not buy a timer cheaper to buy another used 1

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My name is Peter. I am a retired field service appliance technician.

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