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Timer wiring order

Alright I was changing a bearing on the dryer and had taken pictures of the wiring order on my phone. Well just my luck as I was putting it back together I dropped the phone and broke it so now no idea of the order.

I need help laundry is piling up and now the dryer only blows cold air.

I have the yellow wire on YL, The gray wires on GY, The red on RD, The RD/WH wire on PK, The orange and one black on the OR, The yellow/black wire on the S, One white and black wire on WH, On the M I have the other black wire and the other white and black wire.

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  • charlie_5970 Mar 04, 2009

    Yeah it has a diagram, but I am not the best with this stuff. I did my best to read it. I did try to put both the whites on the same one, but when I do the signal won't stop going off.

  • charlie_5970 Mar 04, 2009

    Alright if both the whites and a black go on M. Orange and gray goes on OR then where does the other black wire go?

    Here is a drawing of the timer.

    Here is the actual timer I just figured the drawing would help see the Letters.

    Two black wires coming off the timer and a gray one is also coming off the timer right below the two black ones.

  • charlie_5970 Mar 04, 2009

    That is the timer itself....

    If that does not come up it is Maytag Part # 37001240.

  • charlie_5970 Mar 04, 2009

    1 yellow wire
    2 black wires(coming off timer)
    1Gray wire also attached to timer
    1Orange wire
    1Yellow and Black wire
    1Red wire
    1 Red/white wire
    1 Gray wire( coming up from dryer)
    1 White/Black wire(coming from little box next to timer)
    1 White/Black wire (coming up from Dryer)

    Hope this helps and thanks in advance for taking time everyone.

  • charlie_5970 Mar 05, 2009

    Did not get it fixed yet. I have a pic of the timer without wires and a couple others in the comments above.



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There should be a diagram within the control panel, if but by looking at your post, you should NOT put the black and whites to one nad a vlac and white top another, they shouldbe on same terminal(s), whites are used for neutral, and blacks for line voltage.

Posted on Mar 04, 2009

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    Ron Coons Mar 04, 2009

    found a diag, lets see if this works

    1=yellow (power in)

    1a=orange, grey



    S= yellow(s)

    M= black, white/black,white/black

    looks like a black and orange wire leave the small round "timer motor"withthe black to the M terminal and teh orange to the 1a

    hopefully this helps

  • Ron Coons
    Ron Coons Mar 04, 2009

    sorry but did you ever figurethis out??? perhaps a pic the timer without any wires so i can see the terminal lettering, or perhaps just tell me what terminal numbers you have?



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