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Dryer stopping in middle of cycle but timer continues to run.

My Whirlpool dryer (Model LER3624JQ0) starts drying but then stops as if the door was open and then closed. The timer continues to run and if I press the start it will start again but then about ten minutes later it will stop by itself again. Each time I press the start button and it will start back up again. The tumbler seems to turn without a problem, the belt does not squeal, and the heat element does work.

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Re: Dryer stopping in middle of cycle but timer continues...

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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