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I have a problem with a timer switch connection wiring. when I try to replace the timer, because when I push the start button and it doesn't reply, so I knew the timer switch is burn out, the smoke is come up from behide the timer switch, cause I push twice the button. ok then I bough a new timer, but stupidly when I'm unplug the wire I didn't make any mark or I should take a picture while is still connect.. you know the wires colore red, white, blue, yellow, pink and more. if any one know how to connect or have any original picture please let me know. I'm really appreciated. you know is winter time in up north of Minnesota, and is pain in the a&% when you try take it to the laundry store.. once again thank you.

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I don't have a diagram but it is possible the the first letter of many of the colors is on the plastic around the screw connectors. Have a look. Good luck.

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  • Often the main wiring connection from the house, at the dryer, burns and the connection breaks. In this has happened to your dryer, you need to replace the power cord and the terminal block inside the dryer to which the wire is attached.
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