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Frigidaire model GLGR341as1 natural i changed the timer but the little motor on the timer only runs on TIMED DRY and permapress after you rotate the knob past the first click about the 2 oclock position..... put the old timer back in does the same thing..... wired correctly took a pic of it before installing the new one... cant figure out whats wrong.... why the timer motor won't go on at the start of the perma press cycle or the or the auto white cycle

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Thanks for using FixYa. It seems that you have replaced the timer knob not the timer motor, if this is the case then you’ll have to replace the timer motor completely to resolve this issue as that is bad. Please do accept the solution if the issue is resolved or post a comment for further assistance.


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