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I have an Amana Electric Dryer # ALE643RAW. The problem is the timer will intermittently stop turning and the dryer

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Old 03-09-2013, 05:51 AM
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Model Number: ALE643RAW   Brand: Amana   Age: 5 - 10 years   

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I have an Amana Electric Dryer # ALE643RAW. The problem is the timer will intermittently stop turning and the dryer will continue forever at whatever spot the timer is at. Whether it be in the cool down stage, 41, 27, 16 or however minutes left on the dry cycle the timer will not advance on its own. But then again about half the time it completes its timed cycle properly (heat, cool down, buzzer, off). If I advance the timer manually after it stops turning while the dryer is still on it will then continue on to finish the timed dry properly. So I never know when it is going to act normal or get stuck in the twilight zone. Please help, I was just going to order a new timer but figured I would check here first. Thank You


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Old 03-09-2013, 07:48 AM
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Timer motor. Little round motor on the timer. Some you can replace just the timer motor, some you have to buy the whole timer.
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1st off what your saying is it definitely sounds like the timer. Secondly is there anything I can do to attempt to fix the motor part of the timer (electrical contact cleaner/lubricant)? If not I guess I will see if I can get a part number off the motor itself and or replace the whole timer. Lastly thanks for your response, it is greatly appreciated!
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