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Whirlpool gas dryer not working, think the timer is bad.

If the timer knob is manually held (jiggled) on the 20 minuted "timed drying" setting the dryer runs and will heat up, it won;t work at any other "timed" setting. The knob has to be held because when you let it go the buzzer goes off and the dryer stops.

The fluff air will also work if manually held but once let go, the buzzer goes off and it cuts off.

The timer knob will not work at all in the "electronic miser" setting.

It still clicks and advances, just won;t operate dryer.
Just want to make sure this is a timer problem and not something else.

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Sounds like a timer problem .

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