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My dryer will only work on one spot on the knob and will shut off alot and I have to tap on the knob to get it going again.

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I am assuming that it is the timer motor, here is a website that will tell you how to test it, hope this helps Tim:

http://www.partselect.com/dryer+dryer-wont-heat+repair.htm

Posted on Nov 06, 2010

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