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Timer Continues to run when dryer is shut off

I have a GE "5 cycle automatic heavy duty xl capacity" dryer. I can't find a model number anywhere on the thing. Just within the last few days, I opened the door when I left home (the timer still had about 30 minutes on it), then when I came home, the timer was at 0 minutes. It works fine, but when I turn the timer it counts down even if the dryer is not turned on. It is not a problem right now, but I would like to fix it before it quits completely. A few questions, what could cause this, where can I find the model number, and where could I buy the defective part? Thanks in advance for your replies.


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    It did not seem to do that before. I would turn the dryer off by opening the door, come back from running my errands, then start it back up again. The timer did not move before, unless I just always came back before the timer reset.



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The timer keeps on going even if you open the door this is normal

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