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Check the thermal limit fuse.


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SOURCE: Whirlpool electric dryer

As long as the timer is on your heating element will be on.Sounds like you've have lost both.

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SOURCE: The dryer won't stop running after a heating

Hello, Thank You for using FixYa. I will be helping you today.Replace the timer.It has a bad contact.
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Put a load of laudry in the dryer that was still holding water. Dryer stopped running and there was water sitting in the dryer. Now the dryer won't run


Hello, Welcome to FixYa.

There are a couple of scenarios which may prevent the dryer from starting with Bosch.

To save time and back and forth dialog, I`ll mention the most likely based on your description, "put a load of laundry in the dryer that was still holding water. Dryer stopped running and there was water sitting in the dryer. Now the dryer won't run"...and what to do about it.

**Unplug the dryer before attempting any repair tips suggested here please...safety first**

There is an auto shut off or emergency kill switch next to the motor which will prevent it to start in the event it was tripped for whatever reason... likely from the excessive weight of the load you put in.

It will look like this image below and all you need to do is push it to the right ( from the back )...

i.e.

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If you`ve already taken the back of the dryer off to gain access you should have no problem. If you never have, it`ll take some time.

Either Scenario I alluded to ( the other would be resetting the hi-limit cut out, you can see through the back vent opening when the vent is removed and then by pushing the red button in...shown below ) will require the removal of that panel so let me know if you require further assistance to do this.

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Keep me posted how you make out or if anything is not clear.

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Won't stop, have to manually open door


Sounds like a bad timer. Your dryer is a Whirlpool product.so a replacement timer should be easy to locate. If the timer is advancing but the dryer won't stop, the problem could be the control unit. Run another load of clothes and take notice of the timer's position. If it doesn't run out, then it's very likely the timer. The video below shows step by step instructions for replacing the timer unit.

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Whirlpool Ultimate Care II gas dryer won't turn off.


Dryer Won't Stop Running
  • Ultimate Car II Dryers are fitted with a mechanical timer that sends an impulse to the control circuit board to stop running once the set amount of drying time has elapsed. This is because, should an electronic timer fail, this would necessitate the replacement of the entire circuit board. Confirm that the mechanical timer is indeed broken by opening the dryer's door. If the dryer stops, the circuit board is working fine and is not the problem. Simply slide off the protective faceplate of the dryer, unscrew the control board beneath, and flip it over. Connected to the back of the timer's knob should be a small round device with two wires running to the circuit board within the body of the dryer. Unscrew this device from the back of the knob and disconnect the wires. A replacement timer costs a few dollars and should screw into place without trouble. Reconnect the wires and put the dryer back together. It should work fine now.
  • If you need a new timer the best place ti get it is from Rough River Appliance Repair
  • Phone number is (270) 230-1818 his name is Charlie and he is the best!

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I put too many wet items in dryer. I think.. it stopped and won't turn on.. it would buzz when trying to start it, but now won't do that.


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The dryer won't stop running after a heating


Hello, Thank You for using FixYa. I will be helping you today.Replace the timer.It has a bad contact.
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Whirlpool electric dryer


As long as the timer is on your heating element will be on.Sounds like you've have lost both.

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