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Offline dab147315

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Re: Dryer Not Stopping or Heating
« Reply #10 on: February 08, 2017, 06:30:34 PM »
Being that timer motor is 240 volts unless you had the proper 240 volts it would not advance on the time cycle either. :D

Offline JordanS81

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Re: Dryer Not Stopping or Heating
« Reply #11 on: February 08, 2017, 07:45:27 PM »
Thanks for all of your help. I just checked the heating element and everything seems to be intact, so I don't think that is the problem.

I don't run the drying on anything but timed-dry and now that I think about it, I don't think the dial actually made it to the "off" position, so this makes me wonder if it could be the timer.

I don't have a volt meter, so I can't check that at the moment, but I was thinking about getting one, so I can probably check that here soon.

Hope everything is going well with the snow storm.

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Re: Dryer Not Stopping or Heating
« Reply #12 on: February 16, 2017, 07:35:37 PM »
Okay, so I've replaced the timer and check the voltage. It doesn't seem to be either one. Even with the new timer and adequate power, it still isn't heating. I tested the heating element and it does not seem to be picking up volts, so this might be the issue, but would this have anything to do with the fact that it would not stop?

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Re: Dryer Not Stopping or Heating
« Reply #13 on: February 16, 2017, 10:29:01 PM »
On that model, at the end of the timed cycle during cool-down, the voltage for one leg of the timer is fed through the heating element. So, if you have an open element, you get no heat and the timer also stalls about 5 minutes before the off position on the timer. Measure the resistance of the element. It should measure about 10 ohms. The other possibility is a bad centrifugal switch in the motor. It supplies voltage from L2 to the element.
« Last Edit: February 16, 2017, 10:31:43 PM by scrapiron »

 

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