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Dryer Timer - 60 Hz.

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PartSelect Number PS11745799
Manufacturer Part Number WP8299781
Manufactured by Whirlpool
Product Description

Dryer Timer - 60 Hz. Specifications

This dryer timer is used to control the unit's cycles by regulating the length of time that power is directed to each setting.
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Troubleshooting
This part fixes the following symptoms:
Timer will not advance | Will not shut off | No heat or not enough heat | Will Not Start
This part works with the following products:
Dryer.
This part works with the following products:
Roper, Estate, Whirlpool, Admiral.
Part# WP8299781 replaces these:
AP6012589, 8299781
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    Bob
    December 12, 2018
    When timer is engaged heater elements begin to buzz and heat up to a dangerous glowing level. Does not matter if door is open or shut still buzzes and begins heating. I have checked continuity on fuse, coils, start switch and all are good. Replaced thermostat, internal bias and internal cut off kit and dryer continues to engage elements as soon as timer is turned to any on position. Once start button is pushed, the dryer will operate normally and timer will function and shut dryer off. Element glow is reduced once drum moves and creates air flow. Could this be a faulty timer and how do you check it. It has continuity on all terminals when times is engaged and continuity on some terminals when timer is off.
    For model number TEDX640PQ1
    Hi Bob, Thank you for your question. If the dryer is getting too hot and the dryer remains on whether or not the dryer door is open or not, then the issue could be the door switch. I would also check the timer. Another thing to check would be the duct that the vents the air from the dryer outside. If it is clogged with lint, then this can cause overheating in the dryer. I hope this helps. Thank you and have a great day!

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    Jay
    February 21, 2019
    The dryer will turn, but will not heat.
    For model number MA60G
    Hello Jay, thank you for your question. We would recommend testing the thermostats first. If a unit isn't heating the most likely issue is the thermostat or heating element. I hope this helps!

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    Paul
    June 25, 2019
    General question, will it damage the dryer timer if you turn it backwards,
    Hello Paul, thank you for your question. It may, over time, wear the gears out in the timer. The timer should be turned clockwise. I hope this helps.

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    Skip
    March 27, 2019
    When the dryer is opened during the heat portion of the cycle the motor stops but the heat stays on. The heat stays on during the cooling off period but will shut off when the door is opened, heat is also on when switch is set on " no heat"
    For model number MED5740TQ0
    Hello Skip, thank you for inquiring. For this symptom you may want to replace the Multi Rib Belt part PS346995 or the Thermal Cut-Off Kit part PS334299. We hope this helps.

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    Kim
    November 26, 2017
    My dryer quit heating on the high heat auto sense setting, no or little heat. The high heat timed setting continued (s) to work. The low heat timed setting also had little or no heat. I replaced the thermal cut off kit and the high heat timed setting works but the auto sense setting, the low heat timed setting and the no heat setting do not even start. In looking at the symptoms, it may be the timer or it may be the other thermostat or both. Any suggestions on where to start?
    For model number AED4475TQ0
    Hi Kim, Thank you for your inquiry. If you have already replaced the thermal cut off, i would check the internal bias thermostat, the high limit thermostat, the heating element wire connections, the belt, the door switch and the timer. I hope this helps. Thank you and have a great day!

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    Ron Markwell
    December 13, 2019
    Will this timer work in my old Maytag heavy duty large load dryer?
    For model number Maytag DE303 dryer
    Hello Ron, thank you for writing. It is not shown as compatible. Sadly, the replacement for your model is discontinued. You will need to reach out to Maytag directly for a substitution part number. Please feel free to get back in touch with us if they provide one. Thank you!

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      Customer Repair Stories
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        Heating element staying on all the time.
        Well - I'd taken my clothes out of the dryer and put them on the pool table and went upstairs to go to bed. I thought at last moment to go pee first and ran back down stairs. Downstairs I smelled the odor of burning lint. When I looked into the laundry room, my dryer was glowing red hot - Sweet! It seems that the heating element was staying on even though the dryer was off. I looked in the various descriptions of myriad failures of dryers and didn't find that one in the documentation at all. So - I replaced the thermal fuse, the Thermal cut-off and the timer. Alas - the replacement timer had to be replaced because the clock motor was defective. When the second replacement timer arrived, it was quickly installed. Long story short - if the timer is in any play mode, the heating element stay on full blast - not low, not medium, but full on chub - and this is whether the fan or tumbler are on or not, door open or not. And so the mystery anomaly remains un-repaired, unresolved and perhaps even, undiagnosed. Note - the new Thermal Cut Off does not cut off anything even when it cookin red hot. Strange.
        • Carl from San Marcos, TX
        • Difficulty Level:
          Easy
        • Total Repair Time:
          30 - 60 mins
        • Tools:
          Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers
        • Parts Used:
          WP8299781, WP3392519, 279816
        53 of 83 people found this instruction helpful.
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        timer was not working
        It was easy I just took off the back by removeing about 8 screws ,unhooked the wires , took the old timer off and put the new back on.--working like new now. Great service from Part Select.

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        • Dewitt from Lake City, FL
        • Difficulty Level:
          Really Easy
        • Total Repair Time:
          15 - 30 mins
        • Tools:
          Nutdriver
        • Parts Used:
          WP8299781
        18 of 23 people found this instruction helpful.
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        dryer would not time or shut off
        removed screws on back plate
        removed 2 scews for timer assy
        all done with nut driver
        removed knob from front
        installed new timer assy
        hooked up wires
        inst back plate
        done== tested
        • Donald from South Port, FL
        • Difficulty Level:
          Really Easy
        • Total Repair Time:
          Less than 15 mins
        • Tools:
          Nutdriver
        • Parts Used:
          WP8299781
        12 of 16 people found this instruction helpful.
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        Dryer would run but timer would not advance
        I installed a new timer switch...loosening the six wires was delicate...I used a synthethic lubricant to loosen them first...that helped. Also, the wires are a different color so I made a diagram to make sure I got the new ones in place correctly...this was for an out-of-town rental so I left the dryer disabled for about a week while my renter was on vacation. All went well...the photos on your web site helped a lot to make sure I ordered the right one. Thanks!
        • Richard from Maryville, MO
        • Difficulty Level:
          Easy
        • Total Repair Time:
          30 - 60 mins
        • Tools:
          Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers, Socket set
        • Parts Used:
          WP8299781
        9 of 11 people found this instruction helpful.
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        Timer stopped working
        Removed 8 nuts (had to use an extension to get to 3of them). Unplugged the 'bad' timer and plugged the new one in. Re-bolted and thats it.

        Note: Removing the plugs from the timer was a little tricky.
        • Vinay from Germantown, MD
        • Difficulty Level:
          Easy
        • Total Repair Time:
          15 - 30 mins
        • Tools:
          Nutdriver
        • Parts Used:
          WP8299781
        5 of 7 people found this instruction helpful.
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        Timer would not addvance
        Removed back panel with Nut driver replaced timer, and back panel with ease. THANK YOU!!!
        • William from MONTAGUE, CA
        • Difficulty Level:
          Really Easy
        • Total Repair Time:
          Less than 15 mins
        • Tools:
          Nutdriver
        • Parts Used:
          WP8299781
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        Timer won’t advance; no heat
        So I went down the rabbit hole on this site after my dryer stopped working after a move. Long story short. If your appliance doesn’t work get a multimeter and check your outlet and appliance thoroughly. My issues were cause by one leg not being secured into the socket.
        • Grant from MADISON, TN
        • Difficulty Level:
          A Bit Difficult
        • Total Repair Time:
          30 - 60 mins
        • Parts Used:
          WP8299781
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              Model Cross Reference
              This part works with the following models:
              PartSelect Number: PS11745799
              Manufacturer Part Number: WP8299781
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