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HI thanks for choosing just answer, do you have a multimeter?
and you say you checked all the switches, you were testing these with the meter and is this meter digital?
yes and yes . they are currently jumped out
all of them?
and the problem is it doesn't run?
does it make any noises at all?
ok and with the meter have you checked voltage at the wall?
have you checked each leg to neutral?
120 at both?
are you sure these jumpers are secure?
cause that only leaves the motor
yes the wires are wire nutted together
not really the safest option ok are you able to get at the control panel with your meter?
yes I have the dryer apart with the sides off and the drum out
do me a favor
unplug the unit
and on the top left side of motor
you see the terminal plug it should be clearish white
you see a black wire coming out of it?
if you can gently pull on that wire and see if it feels loose
like its coming up out of the terminal
its not loose , all of the wires are secure
ok can you unplug the terminal
from the motor
turn it upside down and look at the bottom side see if any of the wires look like they are pushed up in further than the rest
the spades should be all even
ok its unplugged and all terminals are pushed in fully
ok go ahead plug it back in then we need to go back to top and start checking voltage with the unit plugged ij
wait do you have the start switch jumpered also?
yes but I can remove it
was it jumpered when you ran it with new timer?
cause that could cause problems
ok ya if you could remove at least that one
I put the timer in and it ran fine for one load then it wouldn't start again
before you start messing with all that
did you happen to look at the knob on the timer when you replaced the timer and is that the original knob?
yes to which?
you looked at it or its original?
the dryer is on 2 yrs old
if you remove the knob
and look at the back of it REALLY closely is there any cracks around the center
I mean really close
yes there is a crack
ok your knob isn't turning the shaft
when you turn knob it feels like its turning the dryer on but its not
you just need to replace the knob
and it has to be the exact knob cause they are different
ok ill turn the timer knob with pliars to see if that works
be careful not to strip or break shaft
or you will have to replace timer again
also make sure to hook back up all those switches for safety once you get a new knob
it didn't work
how far did you turn it?
you have the start switch plugged in the motor plugged in?
to 30 min time dry
if your turning with pliers you cant tell where you have turne dit
there is no indictator
I put the knob on so the arrow showed me
you turned with pliers first then put the knob on?
ok well there is a ton of variables here cause you have bypassed so many swithces
if one of those isn't connected fully or wrong it will cause a problem and a cracked knob Is always a problem
assuming the door switch motor and belt switch and start are all hooked up, can you hear the timer motor running after you turned it?
it should sound like a clock
and its plugged into wall?
not now but I will plug it in now
it would need to be plugged in to hear timer
you did have it plugged in when you tried to start it?
its plugged in now and no noise
ok with meter with unit plugged in on back of timer
we need to check some voltage
on the orange wire to ground should have 120
we will just check them all
I hav 120
ok you say the timer is set to 30 min?
if its set to 30 min we need to check 120 volts coming into the start switch from the timer
I forget the wire color but It has to be the wire going to switch not coming out of
with timer set to 30 min this should have constant 120
ok you lost me is it the push button start switch to the timer ?
the push button has 2 wires
one goes to timer and one goes to belt switch
need to check wire coming from the timer for 120
although if you cant hear timing running I doubt you will have 120
not 120 if its the brown wire
well i'm not sure what color can you follow the brown wire back to timer?
you can just check both wires on switch
see if either have 120
yes it goes thru what looks like a thmsat from start switch to timer
can you check directly at timer for 120
neither has 120
ok assuming timer wires were hooked up properly when you changed timer you either still have the timer in the wrong position or a bad timer
I would say take the knob off the temperature select
put it on the timer
and turn it until you hear the timer running
ok ill turn timer to new spot
I turned the timer half way around and it started
your original knob is bad
I would just order the exact correct knob and put everything back together the way it was and you should be in business
great thanks so much
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