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DRYER STARTS BY ITSELF

When the dryer finishes it will periodically turn on again for a minute or so and then turn off. This will continue unless you turn off the power

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Wait!! Put down the wrench and the parts manual.

For dryers with a permanent press cycle or a wrinkle inhibitor cycle this is normal.

It'll turn on for a minute or so periodically if it senses the clothes are dry and is set in one of the above cycles. It won't do this for hours, but it will for a while.

Like the computer techs always say -- "It's not a problem, it's a feature"

Actually it is a good idea so that permanent press fabrics don't get wrinked if they sit in the dryer for a while.

BTW, most dryers will give you the ability to shut this feature off, but I find it handy 'cause I'm lazy and don't get the clothes out in a timely fashion.

good luck

Posted on May 13, 2009

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Bad timer. Replace the timer.

Posted on May 13, 2009

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