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Old 09-07-2010, 10:23 AM
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Model Number: REX3615ew2   Brand: Roper   Age: 5 - 10 years   

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I have a Roper REX3615we2 electric dryer, approximately 7 years old which will heat and dry clothes but will not shut off. I have recently replaced the high limit thermostat, the thermal cutoff, the thermal fuse as well as a new timer (ana thorough cleaning). I cna only assume I have installed something incorrectly or one of the new parts is bad. Does anyone have any other suggestions?

Thanks in advance for your help!


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Very likely the problem is a bad timer motor resistor. measure its resistance. It suppose to be close to 5000 Ohms. If this resistor is open , there is no power to the timer motor.

- The timer resistor Part number: AP3094277

Part number: AP3094277



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Thanks Gene, I will check the resistance. I did notice that the timer does move in the timed cycle, hower, although it stops moving when it reaches the 'off' setting and the dryer keeps running.
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