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Whirlpool lte6234dq5 Dryer does not turn off.

Whirlpool model # lte6234dq5 Dryer does not turn off.
Can this only be the timer assembly or something else?

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  • Anonymous Mar 16, 2014

    how to replace timer on whirlpool dryer model LEQ9508LW0

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Could also be centrifugal switch on motor.

Posted on Apr 25, 2009

  • Mathew Johnstone Apr 25, 2009

    Could also be centrifugal switch on motor.

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