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Dial does not advance. dryer does not stop.

Estate TEDS740PQ0

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  • j_fairfax Oct 20, 2008

    Same problem here. Replaced the timer and still the timer wont advance in any cycle and no heat.



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Sounds like a timer has went bad. Especially if it wont move in any cycle. The timers are pretty easy to replace, and on this model, not that expensive. The timer number is : 8299778 and runs around $60.00. To remove the timer, just take the back panel (of the console) off, then slip the knob off by pulling gently, then remove the hold down screws and pull off. I believe this particuliar timer has one wire bundle, but if not, be sure to make your wires to know where they go back. Good luck, and let me know if you need any further information.

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