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Estate mod TEDX640 JQ Not heating on automatic cycle Heats OK on Timed cycle

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Your model has an internal bias heater built into the cycling thermostat. The heater is used for the auto-dry cycle and is bypassed by the timer in the time dry cycle. So, I would suspect the cycling thermostat, and it is cheaper than a timer, and without testing with a meter first, I would start by replacing the thermostat. Below is a link tht can assist you in parts and replacement instructions.
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Posted on Jun 17, 2008

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