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#1 jkirksey1889

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Posted 27 December 2012 - 10:33 AM

I have not been out to verify this but here's the deal:

 

A couple of weeks ago a customer called me late on a Saturday evening needing a thermal fuse for her dryer.  I sold her one.

She replaced the thermal fuse and her problem was solved (temporarily).

 

A few days later she calls me back and said that now the timer just keeps going after it passes the point where it's supposed to shut the dryer off.  She said it just skips right over from one cycle to another.

Bad timer right? 

 

Customer buys a new timer.  New timer does the same thing.  She just called me back and told me that timed dry works but keeps going at the point where the timer shuts down the dryer.  I think she said it then goes into auto dry.  At the point where it goes into auto dry she said the element stays on but the drum stops turning.  This is probably where the thermal fuse was blown from before.

 

Anyone ever had an experience like this with this dryer?  What could it possibly be other than a bad timer?

 

 



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Posted 27 December 2012 - 10:49 AM

a partially grounded Heating Element will cause all of those problems on that model

 

http://www.repaircli...sp?R=154&N=2438

 

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http://www.repaircli...sp?R=154&N=2986

 

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#3 jkirksey1889

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Posted 27 December 2012 - 11:08 AM

a partially grounded Heating Element will cause all of those problems on that model

 

http://www.repaircli...sp?R=154&N=2438

 

Heating-Element-Assembly-279838-00631722

 

http://www.repaircli...sp?R=154&N=2986

 

Thermal-Fuse-3392519-00882790.jpg

 

any parts ordered from RepairClinic can be returned for a refund (less shipping)

including installed electrical parts

Thanks Reg. 



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Posted 27 December 2012 - 11:16 AM

I forgot to mention the heating element gets red hot even with the door open but the drum does not turn.  I think she told me.  I will post later after I see it for myself.



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Posted 27 December 2012 - 11:18 AM

a partially grounded Heating Element will cause all of those problems on that model


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#6 Scottthewolf

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Posted 27 December 2012 - 01:12 PM

I had that happen to me also, replace the above parts, the heater element and the thermal fuse. It solved my problem.


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