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Why does the Dryer Motor stop at wrinkle guard, But the Timer Keeps Running and still buzzes very 5 min. or so?

I have changed the timer and it still does the same thing.

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SOURCE: Dryer runs for minutes then stops timer keeps going and going and .....

remove the vent on the dryer that goes to the outside start the dryer if it continues to ru n and not cut off you have a venting problem of the house

if it cuts off after 5 mins with the vent off you have a motor that is going bad

Posted on Jun 11, 2008

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SOURCE: DBXR453ET3WW Electric Dryer Won't shut off unless on timed cycle.

hi thanks for the question in the ge dryer theres 2 elements so if one is not working you only get half heat i would check the heater thanks the appliance doc

Posted on Sep 27, 2008

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SOURCE: drying timer on auto dry

I called LG...they said to unplug the dryer for 5 min. to reset the timer ...this solved the problem.
They also said not to use dryer sheets during the sensor dry cycle as the coating on the dryer sheets causes the sensor to malfunction as it can't read the humidity level in the dryer.

Posted on Dec 29, 2008

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SOURCE: Timer does not advance, dryer keeps running.

in auto dry the timer motor receives voltage to advance by way of the cycling thermostat.[each time the thermostat opens to stop the heat the switch in the thermo then changes that voltage up to the timer and it will advance timer motor until it closes again for heat and this continues till clothes are dry]so as long as timer is receiving that voltage and not advancing then i agree its the timer.other wise it could be a failing/intermident cycling thermostat.a thought.in timed dry the timer motor receives constant voltage.so if never stalls in timed dry it may be a clue that the timer is ok. i hope this helps you understand whats going on. God bless ,tom

Posted on Jan 24, 2009

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SOURCE: Maytag dryer timer keeps running

Your dryers timer contacts have fused to gether.
The only repair is to replace the timer.

Posted on Mar 25, 2009

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