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Offline wolfen327

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maytag dryer Auto Dry Cycle
« on: September 08, 2008, 01:46:18 PM »
Ok here's the problem the dryer works fine when you put it in time dry but when it's in auto dry it runs forever and won't shut off.
This dryer doesn't have a moisture sensor it's controlled by the timer somehow.
I've already put a new timer in and cleaned all the duct work could it be the cycling thermostat? any help would be appreciated thanks

Model  SDE2606AYW

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Re: maytag dryer Auto Dry Cycle
« Reply #1 on: September 08, 2008, 04:22:13 PM »
I would replace 503979 3-wire cycling thermostat first and if that didn't fix it then you will need another timer. My opinion
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Re: maytag dryer Auto Dry Cycle
« Reply #2 on: September 08, 2008, 08:39:31 PM »
JW is correct, unless the vent is blocked and the unit is cycling on Hi-Limit, replace the cycling thermostat.

Check out the following techsheet for tips on checking the components on this model
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