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The timer on my dryer does not work.

My dryer turns okay and the light goes on when I open the door. It also turns on okay. It also stops when I open the door. The only problem is the automatic timer does not work.

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  • 3gbg May 29, 2009

    Thanks for your help. The part I need will cost $101 so now I must decide whether to get one or just to buy a new dryer but I do appreciate the assistance in helping me make this decision.

  • rjbeg123 May 11, 2010

    Need make and model to help



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Sounds like the timer needs to be replaced.

Posted on May 29, 2009

  • John Morganti May 29, 2009

    Consumer Reports says that typical life of a dryer is about 14 years.  If yours is much younger than that it might be worth replacing the part.  If it is approaching 14 years then a new dryer might be the correct decision.  Don't forget to take into account energy savings and any rebates you might get from your utility companies.



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