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Hello, I have a 9 yr. old Whirlpool gas dryer. The timer does not advance and the dryer does not heat. I am a trying to do this myself to save money, I appreciate all the help I can get. Thanks Cindy

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Sounds like youre losing one leg of the 240 volts needed to operate the unit,it takes 120volts+120volts to make the 240volts, and if you lose one it wont heat,you also said that the timer doesnt work, this is operated on 120volts,so if you lost the leg on this circuit this would be your symptoms for why the eryer operates in this manner, also if the motor turns then you know you have the other 120volts cause the motor and timer each are balanced across the 240volt line between the neutral connection

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