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Dryer timer not Advancing

The timer will not advance on my dryer I have already replaced the Timer, Cycling Thermostat, Thermal fuse, High Limit Thermostat and the Thermal Cut-Off Fuse. The wiring at the wiring block is goo and there is the correct voltage to the dryer. The door switch is good and the start button is functioning. The dryer works on all cycles, heats, etc.

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Does it get almost to off but doestn go off or does it not move at all?

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    No, it does not move at all.

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One side of the element powers from the timer and the other side from the motor . Remove one wire from the element , and check which wire is not getting 120 V . Trace the wire NOT getting 120V and it will lead either to the timer or the motor , providing that the small t-stat looking piece (thermal cut-off) located close to the top of the heater box , shows continuity . If it does not , then pt # 3392519 is for it and the hi-limit t-stat . If you replace it , then replace both that come in the kit .

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110 comes from the motor 110 comes from the timer remove the wire that comes from the motor see if you have 110 if you do the timer is bad if not the motor is. even if the motor is turning its bad

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BE SHUR TO CK FOR 240 VOLT UNDER A LOUD PUT YOUR LEED ON LINE 1 AND LIND 2 AND PUSH STAR TO SEE IF THE 240 STAY. IF YES THEN YOU CK THE FUSE FOR CONTENUTRY AFTHER TAKING 1 WIRE OFF IF YES CK TO SEE IF YOU GET 120 VOLT TO THE MOTOR ON WAITE WIRE AND BLK OR BLUE IF YES THE MOTOR IS OUT IF NOT THE CK TIMER .

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