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LGR5636EQ3 Dryer will not heat and at the same time the timer is not working properly. Set timer for 60 minutes and it will runn longer and no heat?

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Need to replace the timer.

Posted on Oct 13, 2010

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    • 2 The dryer's heating will not function properly if the timer does not work. Fix a bad timer by disconnecting the leads from the motor and setting the Volt-Ohm, or VOM, to RX100. Clip off the probes onto the leads. If the timer is set on infinity, then it needs to be replaced.
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Hi,

If you are having problems with your gas dryer not heating the most common problem is that the ignitor goes bad. Even though it glows sometimes it is still not working properly.



if you dryer is gas check out this gas no heat tip....



If you have an electric dryer, you can have many different things that can go wrong causing the dryer not to heat.



check out this electric no heat tip...


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