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Whirlpool dryer gew9868k08 can not change temp setting

Can not change temp settings with pushbuttons and after starting the temp stays on cotton at 45 min

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Sounds like it's the Timer Switch. It signals the Dryer when every step has to be done and how.

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SOURCE: LG DLEo332W electric dryer not drying full time

you have to change out the timer motor...
http://www.partselect.com/repair.aspx?appliance=dryer&part=dryer-wont-heat

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make sure the vent pipe (and the lint trap) is clear and not plugged with lint

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Replace the element, that's should fix it.........

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don't open the door until the dryer stops - the brown streaks are caused by the rear of the dryer still being very hot. When you open door before cool-down cycle, the rear of the dryer where the heating element is, is what scorches your clothes.

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I bought a house with a Night Sentry Solid State Timer model # EJ341 and have no instructions on setting or programming the unit.


rapid Programming.
1. Move control lever to OFFCLEAR for at least 5 seconds
• red indicator light goes off
• all time settings are
erased.
2. Move control lever to ON.
• red indicator light will start
flashing.
3. Check a clock; then turn pushbutton time dial clockwise at least one click.
• stop at the half hour nearest to present time (note
AM or PM).
Note: When turning pushbutton time dial, do NOT
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4. Press pushbutton time dial once to enter present time.
• red indicator light goes off (present time has been
recorded).
5. Turn pushbutton time dial clockwise to desired
ON time.
• red indicator light blinks with each click.
6. Press pushbutton to enter ON time.
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7. Turn pushbutton time dial clockwise to desired
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• red indicator light blinks with each click.
8. Press pushbutton time dial to enter OFF time.
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9. Repeat 5-8 for other on/off times.
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