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havintrouble

DRYER TIMER RUNS BACKWARDS

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I removed the electronic control board. Yes, it works fine now! It is for the "auto" cycle. However, it was messing up all of the cycles.

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So now the auto cycle is disabled, and you are left with timed cycles only ?

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Yes, but the timed cycle does not move backwards anymore.

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Thanks, that's interesting - ate you 100 percent certain that the hot and neutral lines are not reversed ?

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[user=637]kdog[/user] wrote:

... certain that the hot and neutral lines are not reversed ?

wouldn't matter ..

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I have definitely never heard of that and I am going to try and see if I can duplicate that problem at work...this had me flamboozled!

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fascinating...you 'd prolly need the failed board to reproduce the problem.

definitely one for the books...this will really help someone else, sometime if this happens again.

i get the impression not many of us have seen this first hand in the field

kdog, you must have been burned on that "i checked the power and it's fine" routine

one too many times, like me.

i NEVER believe it until l i see it myself

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I have a ton of those boards, I delete component by component if I have to ;)

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Appl.tech ...see if havintrouble will swap you boards............ then get that old board and see if that problem could be repeated ...........

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I make a habit of always checking circuits for polarity/ground etc (have a small indicatore that simply need be plugged in) as that seems to be the first requirement in practically every piece of accompanying literature that I have ever seen. If incorrect, no telling what can arise

This dryer somehow had a failed board influence the direction of a theoretically uni-directional motor - i would be interested to know if reverse polarity played a part in this

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UPDATE: I AM BACK AT SQUARE 1. THE TIMER STARTED GOING BACKWARDS AGAIN!!!! IT WORKED FINE FOR A WHILE WITH THE BOARD OUT (ABOUT A WEEK OR SO), NOW IT'S GOING BACKWARDS AGAIN. I JUST DON'T KNOW!!!!!!!!!!!

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my money's on the Timer ..

get one from another source ..

 

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