Discuss

dryer timer works in timer setting but not in accudry setting

 in

Dryer Repair

. "

My dryer was not turning off so I replaced the timer. Now with the new timer installed, it works (dryer

..."
 
 
Register | FAQ's | New Posts | Today's Posts | Extras
Appliance Repair Forum > Appliance Repair Help > Dryer Repair » dryer timer works in timer setting but not in accudry setting

Post New Thread  Reply By reading any content on this site you agree to AppliancePartsPros.com, Inc. disclaimer and Terms of Use.
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
  #1 (permalink)  
Old 09-30-2013, 08:52 PM
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2013
Posts: 1
MI_GGM is on a distinguished road
Default dryer timer works in timer setting but not in accudry setting
Model Number: WED5840sw0   Brand: Whirlpool   Age: 1 - 5 years   

Appliance Parts from AppliancePartPros.com


My dryer was not turning off so I replaced the timer. Now with the new timer installed, it works (dryer turns off automatically) only when i turn the knob to the timer setting, but on the Accudry setting the dryer does not turn off. Any idea why it only works on the timer setting but not on the Accudry setting? Is it a wiring issue?


Related Models
Whirlpool WED5840SW0 29"ELECTRIC DRYER
Whirlpool WED5850SG0 29"ELECTRIC DRYER
Whirlpool WED5850SW0 29"ELECTRIC DRYER
Whirlpool WED5860SG0 29"ELECTRIC DRYER
Whirlpool WED5860SW0 29"ELECTRIC DRYER
Whirlpool WED5900SB0 29" Electric Dryer
Whirlpool WED5900SW0 29" Electric Dryer
Whirlpool WED6200SW0 29"ELECTRIC DRYER
Whirlpool WED6200SW1 29"ELECTRIC DRYER
Whirlpool WED6400SB0 29"ELECTRIC DRYER
Whirlpool WED6400SB1 29" ELECTRIC DRYER
Whirlpool WED6400SG0 29"ELECTRIC DRYER
Whirlpool WED6400SG1 29" ELECTRIC DRYER
Whirlpool WED6400SW0 29"ELECTRIC DRYER
Whirlpool WED6400SW1 29" ELECTRIC DRYER
Whirlpool WED6600VU0 29" ELECTRIC DRYER
Whirlpool WED6600VW0 29" ELECTRIC DRYER
Whirlpool WED6600WL0 29"ELECTRIC DRYER
Whirlpool WED7300XW0 27" ELECTRIC DRYER
Whirlpool WED7400XW0 27"ELECTRIC DRYER
Whirlpool WED7500VW0 COMPACT ELECTRIC DRYER
Whirlpool WED7600XW0 27" ELECTRIC DRYER
Whirlpool WED7800XB0 27" ELECTRIC DRYER
Whirlpool WED7800XL0 27" ELECTRIC DRYER
Whirlpool WED7800XW0 27" ELECTRIC DRYER
Whirlpool WED7990XG0 29" ELECTRIC DRYER
Whirlpool WED8200YW0 27" ELECTRIC DRYER
Whirlpool WED8300SB0 27" Electric Dryer
Whirlpool WED8300SB1 27" Electric Dryer
Whirlpool WED8300SB2 27" Electric Dryer
Whirlpool WED8300SE2 27" ELECTRIC DRYER
Whirlpool WED8300SW0 27" Electric Dryer
Whirlpool WED8300SW1 27" Electric Dryer
Whirlpool WED8300SW2 27" Electric Dryer
Whirlpool WED8410SW0 27"Electric Dryer
Whirlpool WED8410SW1 27" Electric Dryer
Whirlpool WED8410SW2 27" ELECTRIC DRYER
Whirlpool WED8500SR0 27"Electric Dryer
Whirlpool WED8600YW0 27" ELECTRIC DRYER
Whirlpool WED8800YC0 27" ELECTRIC DRYER
Whirlpool WED8800YW0 27" ELECTRIC DRYER
Whirlpool WED9050XW0 27" ELECTRIC DRYER
Whirlpool WED9050XW1 27" ELECTRIC DRYER
Whirlpool WED9150WW0 27" ELECTRIC DRYER
Whirlpool WED9150WW1 27" ELECTRIC DRYER
Whirlpool WED9151YW0 27" ELECTRIC DRYER
Whirlpool WED9200SQ0 ELECTRIC DRYER
Whirlpool WED9200SQ1 ELECTRIC DRYER
Whirlpool WED9200SQ2 ELECTRIC DRYER
Whirlpool WED9250WL0 27" ELECTRIC DRYER
Whirlpool WED9250WL1 27" ELECTRIC DRYER
Whirlpool WED9250WR0 27" ELECTRIC DRYER
Whirlpool WED9250WR1 27" ELECTRIC DRYER
Whirlpool WED9250WW0 27" ELECTRIC DRYER
Whirlpool WED9250WW1 27" ELECTRIC DRYER
Whirlpool WED9270XL0 27" ELECTRIC DRYER
Whirlpool WED9270XL1 27" ELECTRIC DRYER
Whirlpool WED9270XL2 27" ELECTRIC DRYER
Whirlpool WED9270XR0 27" ELECTRIC DRYER
Whirlpool WED9270XR1 27" ELECTRIC DRYER
Whirlpool WED9270XR2 27" ELECTRIC DRYER
Whirlpool WED9270XW0 27" ELECTRIC DRYER
Whirlpool WED9270XW1 27" ELECTRIC DRYER
Whirlpool WED9270XW2 27" ELECTRIC DRYER
Whirlpool WED9300VU0 ELECTRIC DRYER
Whirlpool WED9300VU1 ELECTRIC DRYER
Whirlpool WED9371YL0 27" ELECTRIC DRYER
Whirlpool WED9371YW0 27" ELECTRIC DRYER
Whirlpool WED9400SB0 ELECTRIC DRYER
Whirlpool WED9400SB1 ELECTRIC DRYER
Whirlpool WED9400ST0 ELECTRIC DRYER
Whirlpool WED9400ST1 ELECTRIC DRYER
Whirlpool WED9400SU0 ELECTRIC DRYER
Whirlpool WED9400SU1 ELECTRIC DRYER
Whirlpool WED9400SU2 ELECTRIC DRYER
Whirlpool WED9400SW0 ELECTRIC DRYER
Whirlpool WED9400SW1 ELECTRIC DRYER
Whirlpool WED9400SW2 ELECTRIC DRYER
Whirlpool WED9400SZ0 ELECTRIC DRYER
Whirlpool WED9400SZ1 ELECTRIC DRYER
Whirlpool WED9400SZ2 ELECTRIC DRYER
Whirlpool WED9400VE0 ELECTRIC DRYER
Whirlpool WED9400VE1 ELECTRIC DRYER
Whirlpool WED9450WL0 ELECTRIC DRYER
Whirlpool WED9450WL1 ELECTRIC DRYER
Whirlpool WED9450WR0 ELECTRIC DRYER
Whirlpool WED9450WR1 ELECTRIC DRYER
Whirlpool WED9450WW0 ELECTRIC DRYER
Whirlpool WED9450WW1 ELECTRIC DRYER
Whirlpool WED9470WL1 ELECTRIC DRYER
Whirlpool WED9470WR1 ELECTRIC DRYER
Whirlpool WED9470WW1 ELECTRIC DRYER
Whirlpool WED94HEXL0 DRYER
Whirlpool WED94HEXL1 27" ELECTRIC DRYER
Whirlpool WED94HEXR0 DRYER
Whirlpool WED94HEXR1 27" ELECTRIC DRYER
Whirlpool WED94HEXW0 DRYER
Whirlpool WED94HEXW1 27" ELECTRIC DRYER
Whirlpool WED9500TC0 ELECTRIC DRYER
Whirlpool WED9500TC1 ELECTRIC DRYER
Whirlpool WED9500TC2 ELECTRIC DRYER
Whirlpool WED9500TU0 ELECTRIC DRYER
Whirlpool WED9500TU1 ELECTRIC DRYER
Whirlpool WED9500TW0 ELECTRIC DRYER
Whirlpool WED9500TW1 ELECTRIC DRYER
Whirlpool WED9500TW2 ELECTRIC DRYER
Whirlpool WED9500TW3 ELECTRIC DRYER
Whirlpool WED9550WL0 ELECTRIC DRYER
Whirlpool WED9550WL1 ELECTRIC DRYER
Whirlpool WED9550WR0 ELECTRIC DRYER
Whirlpool WED9550WR1 ELECTRIC DRYER
Whirlpool WED9550WW0 ELECTRIC DRYER
Whirlpool WED9550WW1 ELECTRIC DRYER
Whirlpool WED95HEXL0 DRYER
Whirlpool WED95HEXL1 27" ELECTRIC DRYER
Whirlpool WED95HEXR0 DRYER
Whirlpool WED95HEXR1 27" ELECTRIC DRYER
Whirlpool WED95HEXW0 DRYER
Whirlpool WED95HEXW1 27" ELECTRIC DRYER
Whirlpool WED9600SU0 ELECTRIC DRYER
Reply With Quote
See inside of your appliance - diagrams and part photos for virtually every model.

powered by AppliancePartsPros.com
 
  #2 (permalink)  
Old 10-01-2013, 04:02 AM
Senior Expert
APP Volunteer
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Posts: 18,153
denman is a name known to all
Default

Here are your parts
Parts for Whirlpool WED5840SW0 Dryer - AppliancePartsPros.com

See the attachment for the wiring diagram.The 3way it works in auto is that a low voltage is applied between the two sensor strips.
Then if there is any moisture between the strips a small current flows. the board senses this and holds the timer advance off.
When the moisture is gone no current flows the board then advances the timer.

Clean between the sensor strips (item 30 in section 03). Use water if that does nothing try isopropyl alcohol . Just be sure to let the vapors dissipate before trying the dryer.
Check that there is not lint etc. between the strips at the back.

If the above does nothing then odds are that the board (item 42 in section 02) is toast.
Attached Images
File Type: pdf WED5840.pdf (239.1 KB, 6 views)
__________________
-
Reply With Quote
See inside of your appliance - diagrams and part photos for virtually every model.

powered by AppliancePartsPros.com
 
Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Dryer timer stuck in Wrinkle Guard setting B12Bjake Dryer Repair 0 01-26-2012 03:53 PM
dryer timer/cycle will not advance on auto setting treehugger Dryer Repair 8 01-05-2011 06:54 AM
GE dryer timer wont work on automatic setting dirtracer9 Dryer Repair 2 11-26-2009 07:35 AM
whirlpool dryer heating up, but the timer setting not moving jimmymac2003 Dryer Repair 1 09-25-2009 07:27 AM
Timer Setting dognuts_200@hotmail.com Washer Repair 1 03-28-2009 09:15 PM



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 11:35 PM.

The content on this web site is for informational purposes only and is not intended to replace an on-site diagnosis from a qualified appliance service technician. By reading any content on this site you agree to AppliancePartsPros.com , Inc. disclaimer and Terms of Use.
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.6.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO ©2011, Crawlability, Inc.

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17