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I have a GE DPSR473EWOWW Electric dryer that has great ventilation pressure and heat is at 135-140 on cotton regular heat settng. The timer portion (20, 30, 40, minutes setting) works fine, but if you put it on the more dry setting, it runs forever and does not shut off when dry. When a load goes in, it will take 2-3 80 minute cycles to dry. What can I do?

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Hey richn14, I have a dryer idnetical to yours and bought it from one of my friends, and the guy that owned it before them was/ is a total idiot ( i know him, unfortunatly) and have had to do quite a bit of wrok to my dryer.What im thinking it is, is a loose connection on the timer, ive dealt with that or the timer itself is bad/going bad. When I was working on my dryer I was amazed at all the electrical connections on the timer, and the connections on the motor, well, blew my mind. If you are going to check this out yourself and need to know how to take any part of the dryer apart let me know and ill post it on here or can email you, either one.

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