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Whirlpool duet electric dryer timer stopped

My Whirlpool duet electric dryer sometimes will stop the timer in the middle of the drying cycle. i.e. The timer stops counting down. The buzz goes off when the timer stops. The minutes left are random.

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  • rxperl Apr 28, 2009

    Dryer counts down for 5 minutes, then skips countdown, like from 45 min. to 29 min. May go back to 36 min. then stops, indicating cycle over when it's been only 5 to 7y minutes. Does not go through any of the cycles.

  • martimcb May 11, 2009

    I will start the dryer on a normal cycle which is for 34 minutes. In 5 minutes time, the dyer has jumped to 20 minutes of drying time left. In 10 minutes time, the dryer stops as if it had actually dried the clothes for 34 minutes. the buzzer does not sound to alert me the cycle has finished.

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It appears your timer/main controller/CCU has failed in this instance.

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RepairClinic has pictures of each part they sell and also a great how-to and troubleshooting for basic repairs.


If your unit has never been serviced - there should still be an original service manual enclosed in plastic taped to the inside of the shell.
In the service manual are Error codes, maintenance procedures, and troubleshooting steps you can follow.


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