You fill the dryer with wet clothes, start the cycle, return after a while but your items are still wet. This unpleasant situation alarms that there is a malfunction. Your appliance will not be able to perform normally unless you eliminate the source of breakdown. Resetting your dryer’s timer may be necessary when your Whirlpool dryer refuses to heat. Instead of changing the entire timer motor and assembly unit, you can use more straightforward methods to fix this issue effortlessly. If resetting the timer is not able to improve the situation, it is time to replace the old timer. Using the ¼ inch nut driver, remove the screws that hold on the rear top panel. Remove the wire harnesses that are plugged into the timer. Using the two probes on the multimeter, you are going to check continuity between three separate connections. On each harness or connector, there is a corresponding letter for each connection. Find the letters and test as follows. T to X; C to B; C to A; and T to S1. When the dryer is running the circuits should be closed. If any of the previous combinations tests open, the timer has failed and should be replaced. Carefully remove any remaining connectors from the timer. Don’t worry about remembering how or where they go as each connection is keyed individually to match and will only fit one way. Use the flathead screwdriver to pry open a tab that holds a power source harness to the rear of the timer. Remove the timer knob, the two screws that hold the timer in place, and pull the old timer out. Replace the old timer with the new timer. Replace all other connectors and wire harnesses. After installing the new timer, replace the rear panel. Note the small lip on the bottom of the rear panel and carefully slide it in place before reattaching its screws. If you had to remove the dryer vent hose from the dryer vent, follow these easy tips to reinstall. Tilt the dryer on its face to access the vent hole at the bottom of the rear of the dryer. Release the hose clamp on the vent hose. Place the hose on the vent hole and tighten the clamp. Tilt the dryer back in place, plug it in, and run a test load to see if the timer is working as it should.
November 28, 2021
Admiral Furnace Repair: not heating up
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