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Dryer keeps running

I have a whirlpool electric dryer. The timer advances but does not shut off. I replaced the timer thinking it would solve the problem, it did not. I'm thinking it must be one of the thermostats. Anyone have a clue?

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  • Anonymous Jun 24, 2008

    I had two dryers that would run and run all night, but would not heat?

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  • Anonymous Mar 16, 2014

    Dryer works fine in timer mode but will not shut off in automatic mode

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Hi,

okay, the timer wont shut the dryer off right? okay so maybe a a stuck start button, unplug one of the leads after you start it, unplug the lead and advance the timer knob to off and see if that was it. higher end dryers have that auto dry sensor feature that is supposed to shut it off when its done. Study the wiring diagram and find the circuit for autodry feature and disconnect one of the leads off that thermostat try that

J

Posted on Jul 11, 2008

  • Jude Meredith
    Jude Meredith Jul 11, 2008

    220 volts use extreme caution

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