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Dryer Stopped running

Dryer stopped working, timer sounds like it's running when i push the start button. inside a black plastic thing about 4x2 inches w/2 metal strips on it is loose and appears melted on the bottom of it. also the wire to it in the back was off. I think it is the moisture control, will that keep the dry from working? Tom

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oK " It's your timer, it has to be replaced

it's not going threw all it cycles, will start but will not finish

not a big job, unscrew plate on back at the top you will see
timer , take it out and replace it

( can not stress enough that you have to unplug the electrical cord from the wall socket before working on a dryer or any appliance )

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Reach inside and try to turn the drum by hand, it should have some resistance, if it spins free, you may have a broken belt or it fell off. There is a switch on many dryer that is attatched to the motor. If the belt breaks it triggers the switch which disables the motor and heater on the dryer. Also double check that model #, Im not finding anything under that #. thanks Dave www.washermd.com

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I have whirlpool dryer, when i push the start button it will start but only stay on for part of the drying time. no the start button make noise when push and after keep trying it stop.

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SOURCE: Whirlpool Calypso dryer GEW9868KL2

It is one or two things. Motor start switch or the motor itself.

Posted on Aug 11, 2009

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