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I have 243 volts to dryer and set timer push the start and get nothing on the red and white wire to the motor I have 123 volts is this the indication of the motor bad or could it still be something else

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There can be many reasons why your dryer will not start or turn...

The most common causes are the belt breaking or jumping off, or the motor goingbad...

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DO U HAVE THE SCHEMATIC? U HAVE TO FIND THE WIRES FROM THE DOOR SWITCH USUALLY YELLOW OR PINK? AND THE WIRE FROM THE START PUSH BUTTON, THEN FOLLOW THEM TO UR MOTOR AND CONNECT UR POWER TEST LEADS TO THEM , U CAN START IT WITH THE BELT AND DRUM CONNECTED JUST TO SEE IF IT RUNS/

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BTW, where is the fuse for this model number?


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Their are basically 2 circuits in the dryer. The motor circuit and the heater circuit.You didn't mention anything about it not working so the motor circuit which include the fuse is fine.The motor is 120 volts and runs on the black side and the white common. The heater works on the red and the black side and requires 240 volts. First thing to check is if you have 240 volts going into the machine between red and black on the power terminal. You will notice the heater had red wires connected to it. Them red wires also run through a few safety limits mounted on the heater chamber. If any of them limits is open you will have no heat. If all of the limits are fine and the heater is fine and you have 240 power to the dryer and you still ain't got heat, then it is a strong possibility your timer is bad. Remove the fat heavy wire on the timer and check for continuity between that terminal and all other terminals on the timer, in all cycles. If you cannot get a reading then you have a bad timer.
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Amana ALE643RBW Dry will not start. I checked the thermal fuse and the high limit thermostat both read 0 to 4 back to 0 ohms. It was jumping around back and forth. Checked the heating coil it read 10...


Hello Dale,

Having checked the thermal fuseto be good i will give you a partial list other things that could make the dryer not start

start switch

door switch

timer

circuit breaker, use your meter set to volts ac and check for 240 vac at the outlet,if 240 not at power outlet check for burnt connection inside outlet or bad circuit breaker

if 240vac at outlet check for 240 vac at terminal block on back of dryer where cord connects,if 240 at outlet but not terminal block replace cord , if burnt connection at terminal block,replace cord and block

finally the motor,manufactures do not publish wiring diagrams online and the only way for me to tell you to use jumper cord to check motor is find the wiring diagram inside of control panel and place one wire on the terminal indicated as neutral on wiring diagram and one wire on terminal indicated on diagram as run winding

firstly though check door switch to have contunity (0 ohms) and the start switch to have (0 ohms)WHILE PUSHING IT IN(the start switch isa momentary contact switch and will only have contunity while its pushed in)
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Hello, I have Amana LG4309W heavy duty gas dryer.


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No problem, nothing burned out, and it's simple to fix. Steps below.

RT1 is electronic countdown timer, and electronic timer clock inside needs separate circuit, just like your alarm clock needs to be plugged in. >> that's why timer has white wire. White wire completes circuit to timer clock.

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4) If electric box does not have white wires described above, then connect timer-white to bare ground.
5) Turn on electricity, and push countdown button. If lights come on, timer is wired correctly. If lights do not come on, then reverse timer-red and timer-black wires.

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T103 clock not working


Please read all of this post. You may burn up the 120 volt T103 timer motor is you are not careful.

The statement: "I have 120v board with 120 constant and 240 timed" is not very clear to me as to what you mean.

In US residential wiring, the white wire is not always the "neutral;" The white wire is sometimes used for 240 volt circuits.

We cannot tell you how to wire your timer unless we know _exactly_ what you have.

If your incoming supply cable (from the breaker box) has 3 wires (black, white, and bare), there are two scenarios:

1...If the voltage from black (hot) to white (ALSO hot in this case) is 240 volts, and you have only 3 wires (black, white, and bare), then the T103 is the _wrong_ timer if you are trying to control a 240 volt load. You should use a T104 timer.

The T104 uses a 240 volt timer motor and the T103 uses a 120 volt timer motor.

2...If the voltage between black and white is 120 volts, then you will only be able to control 120 volt loads; then the incoming black supply wire is connected to terminal 3 and the white (neutral) wire is connected to the "A" terminal. The bare equipment grounding wire is then connected to the "GR" terminal.

To show the difference, if you are trying to control a 240 volt load, to use a T103 and wire it _correctly_, you would need to have a incoming supply cable with a total of 4 wires (black, red, white (neutral), and bare) Black to red would be 240 volts. Black to white would be 120 volts. Red to white would be 120 volts.
The connections would be as follows:
White (neutral in this case) to the "A" terminal
Black to terminal 1
Red to terminal 3
The 240 volt load would then connect to terminals 2 and 4
Both the bare equipment grounding wires are connected to the "GR" terminal.

Since you did not mention a red wire, I can only ASSUME that this is not the case.

Sorry, we can't tell you how to wire this timer based upon assumptions.

So, what do you have?


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WON'T COME ON AT ALL.


you have not said anuthing about ohming out the start knob,and have you checked both legs on the power cord are getting 120 volts each?let me know what you find-mike

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