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Offline Washaman

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Dryer not staying on
« on: February 22, 2010, 03:28:27 PM »
Just got this in and I was told the heating element was bad. I took it apart and it was fine. So I plugged it in and it started to heat and then it will shut off after about 15 seconds. This is for both the auto dry and the timed dry cycles. I am wondering if this has something to do with the control board or a sensor? Any info would be appreciated. :-\

Model MDE5806AYW

Offline jumptrout51

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Re: Dryer not staying on
« Reply #1 on: February 22, 2010, 04:39:58 PM »
You can by-pass your sensor for a test run. You will still find a bad control board.
Take a Kid fishing.

Offline Washaman

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Re: Dryer not staying on
« Reply #2 on: February 22, 2010, 07:12:02 PM »
You can by-pass your sensor for a test run. You will still find a bad control board.
How is that done?

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Re: Dryer not staying on
« Reply #3 on: February 23, 2010, 08:22:49 AM »
You can by-pass your sensor for a test run. You will still find a bad control board.
How is that done?
From personal experience it would be a waste of time.
Replace the control board.
Take a Kid fishing.

Offline Washaman

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Re: Dryer not staying on
« Reply #4 on: May 25, 2010, 09:06:44 PM »
Finally got around to ordering the control board and it came today. I decided to fix it, not part it out because I found a matching washer for cheap and worth the expense. Install took less than ten minutes. Works great! Also, went ahead and cleaned the lint and debris and lubed all necessary parts. I will be posting this set on Craiglist tonight. Thanks for the advice!

 

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