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If it is electric, probably the element.

Posted on Apr 08, 2011

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Timer won't advance on autosense,seems to work normally otherwise. timer advances fine on all other settings. was thinking it was the cycling thermostat, but the blower seems to be cycling. puzzled


when on auto the heat comes on and then shuts off and then the timer advances,when the heat comes back on the timer stops advancing,when on time dry the timer will advance no matter what's happening with the heat.next time send the brand name and model number so i can help you better,if it's gas you could have bad gas coils,you'll have heat for like the first 15 to 30 minutes then when the coils get hot they fail and no heat until they cool down,also if the vent line and the duct that the lint filter goes into hasn't been cleaned out the heat will shut down and if that happens the timer isn't gonna move.check that out and let me know what you find and send the brand and model number.

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Roper dryer res7648kq0, replaced heat element, thermal fuse, cycling thrm, thermal kit, checked outlet, circuit breaker, still not heat, will not advance on AUTO, but will on timed cycle. Now what?


Wow.
In electric dryers with an AUTO cycle; the heater runs on 220 volts, but the timer motor runs on 110 volts. There is a resistor in the system to cut down the voltage. If the resistor is bad, you will see the same symptoms as if a thermostat was bad. The timer motor will not run in the automatic cycle. You need to make sure that you test for continuity in the resistor.
I've looked at two parts diagrams for your washer and cannot find a sensor anywhere in either, so the thermostat is what tells the timer to advance once the dryer reaches a preset temperature.
The thermostat will only tell the timer to advance if the dryer reaches the proper temperature, if you have some clogging in the vents, the dryer may never reach the proper temperature, and thus not advance on the auto cycle. but i'm sure you've probably checked that. I'm baffled. Let me know how it pans out if you can. Thanks. I'm still trying to find a wiring diagram for that model.

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Jul 24, 2011 | Roper RES7646KQ Electric Dryer

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My roper dryer model rgx5634kq2 wont heat. the glow bar comes on and then goes off, other times the glow bar comes on and there is a flame, the timer only advances for certain cycles as well.


Hi,

If you are having problems with your gas dryer not heating the most common problem is that the ignitor goes bad. Even though it glows sometimes it is still not working properly.


if you dryer is gas check out this gas no heat tip....


If you have an electric dryer, you can have many different things that can go wrong causing the dryer not to heat.


check out this electric no heat tip...


heatman101

Mar 08, 2011 | Roper RGX4634KQ Gas Dryer

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I have Roper Dryer #RED 4340sq1 the dryer can run all day it will heat up the wash room , but the will not be dry. The timer will remain at the same setting, so I replaced the timer with a new one and I...


Okay so the timer is not advancing in any cycle? if so its a bad clock on the back of your timer I know you put a new timer in the unit but I have seen them brand new and something be broke out the box with parts. after that or if the timer advances in the timed dry cycle its definitely a venting problem or a power issue need to make sure the vent is installed correctly no more than a 90 degree bend in the pipe and you don't want the vent hose longer than 4 feet hope this helps. If it still not drying correctly I would recommend you having a qualified service technician come to your home and inspect it to save you some time and money but hope this helps.

Jan 22, 2011 | Roper Dryers

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Roper dryer timer will not advance and there is no


It wont advance because the heater isnt functioning.
Check to see element reading then temp. thermoststs normally found on heater body.

Jun 06, 2010 | Roper REX4634KQ Electric Dryer

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Dryer timer doesnt advance.


If the timer does not advance even on the time dry cycle then you have a bad timer motor. You would need to replace the timer to rectify the problem. Hope this helps _MJ_

Apr 27, 2010 | Roper RES7646KQ Electric Dryer

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Why is the dryer not turning off


Hi, If your dryer seems to run forever and doesnt turn off, it could be because of a clogged vent or internal ductwork. Your dryer may have an automatic cycle that turns off the dryer when the clothes are dry. It does this with a special thermostat or moisture-sensing system.
Normally, this is what happens during an automatic cycle:
The thermostat tells the dryer to heat until the interior of the dryer reaches a pre-set temperature--say 135 degrees. When the dryer reaches the pre-set temperature, the thermostat tells the timer to begin advancing. (If there's a moisture sensor, the timer advances only if the moisture content of the clothing is low enough.) The timer advances until the interior cools, then the thermostat tells the timer to stop advancing, and tells the dryer to start heating again. This cycle continues until the clothes are dry. But if the vent is clogged, the dryer may never reach the proper operating temperature, so it doesn't send the signal to the timer and the dryer continues to run indefinitely, even if the clothes are completely dry. To fix the problem, clean the vent and/or internal ductwork.

Apr 15, 2010 | Roper REX4634KQ Electric Dryer

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Roper dryer runs but has no heat


my roper dryer does not heat up i checked thermostat, thremo fuse and heating element they show working could it be my timer when dryer is running timer does nt advance it stays in the same position.

Jan 11, 2010 | Dryers

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I have a roper electric dryer model # rex3514pqu. The dryer doesn't heat at all and the timer will not move, it stays where I set it. What could cause this problem?


If you have a TIMED cycle,the timer should advance heat or not. In the AUTO dry cycle the timer will not advance without heat. Unplug the dryer. Remove the rear panel of the dryer and check the heat element, relays and thermostats with a volt meter set for ohms. No reading indicates a bad part. Remember to remove at least one wire from each component before testing.

Nov 03, 2009 | Whirlpool Dryers

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Re: no heat and timer not moving


  If the timer is set for a auto dry cycle,  the timer won't advance if not heating.  You need to check for 220 volts at outlet.  It's possible to have only 1 110 volt circuit.  May be a bad breaker. or outlet.  If you have 220 volts at outlet,  you need to have an ohm meter to check continuity of the thermal fuses and the heater.   Access by removing rear panel.  UNPLUG FIRST!!!!!

Oct 22, 2007 | Roper RES7646KQ Electric Dryer

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