Whirpool WED5820SWO after two or three loads of running fine, the dryer will not start when the button is pushed until you jiggle the timer knob and sometimes the dryer will start in Timed dry and then...
If you're going to purchase parts for your appliance you are going to need to know the correct part number to ensure you get the right part. The part number for a new timer for the model number you provided is 8566184. It can be found on line at appliancepartspros.com for about $55. You can also try the following appliance parts websites:
Some of these sites also have helpful exploded view diagrams to assist you in locating the parts you need. Your timer is listed under the "Top and Console Parts" heading as item 21.
To replace, make sure your dryer is unplugged. Remove the back panel of the operator console and the timer knob. Either use a digital camera or write down the correct location of all the wires. They are are color-coded and marked on the timer, but some replacement parts can differ slightly in design. HINT: An easy method is to remove the screw(s) that hold the old timer in place and allow it to hang. Then, swap wires one at a time from the old timer to the new one.
If you have any questions, please let me know. I hope this helps you.
PS Your model number is actually "WED5820SW0". The last digit is a "zero" vice the letter "O".
Feb 17, 2010 |
Whirlpool WED5820S Electric Dryer