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Kenmore Dryer Model 11063102101

Dryer will not turn off. The heat stops but the dryer motor will not turn off untill timer is turned to the off position. Would opening the door before cycle has compleated and leaving the timer on cause this problem ?

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Re: Kenmore Dryer Model 11063102101

Probably the timer is defective and needs replacing.

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