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Dryer will run but know will NOT move and you have to manually cut it off. When you turn the knob on the dryer and press the button the dryer will start up fine. The problem is the dryer will NOT cut off by itself and the knob stays wherever you start it at, causing the dryer to become VERY hot.

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9 10 chance you have a bad timer

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