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Whirlpool Gas Dryer LGR7646JQ1 Auto Setting Does Not work

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I have a Whirlpool Gas Dryer LGR7646JQ1 and when set to auto the timer wont advance and it does not heat up, it just sits there and runs. When set in the timed mode the dryer works perfect. I replaced the 4 wire thermostat on the exhaust and this did not help. I also cleaned the vent but no help. Any ideas?

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Bryan

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  • dhdingfelder Feb 02, 2009

    I have the same problem with my whirlpool LGR5620KQ1 gas dryer. When on auto, the timer doesn't advance and the cloth's do not get dry. It seems to work fine when set to the timer mode.

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I am thinking the timer has gone bad, They tend to work in some spots, and not others , when they fail. If you can put the dryer in Auto mode, then nudge the timer until you hear the burner light, see if it continues from there. If it does, chances are pretty good it's the timer.

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