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I am replacing the timer switch on my dryer. Do you have a

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I am replacing the timer switch on my dryer. Do you have a diagram I can use to reconnect the wires?
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Whrlp Master Tech replied 9 months ago.

Hello from JA
My name is Woody.
I will be glad to assist you today.
I have been servicing ALL Major Brands of Appliances for 35 Years,
and have over 100,000 in home repairs and over 80,000 internet repairs under my belt.

Can I please have the Full model number of the unit to better assist you ?

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
TMD14M04
Customer: replied 9 months ago.
234D1495G003P
Customer: replied 9 months ago.
First # ***** for the timer, 2nd was for the actual dryer
Expert:  Whrlp Master Tech replied 9 months ago.

That is not an American Appliance model number!

Are you in the U.S?

Expert:  Whrlp Master Tech replied 9 months ago.

Whom is the manufacture?

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
GZ808245A
Customer: replied 9 months ago.
GE is the manufacturer
Expert:  Whrlp Master Tech replied 9 months ago.

That is not a good number either.

Open the door the model/serial tag should be on the tank face frame.

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
GTDX400ED0WS
Customer: replied 9 months ago.
That's the model #. The other number GZ808245A is the serial #
Expert:  Whrlp Master Tech replied 9 months ago.

That`s it give me a minute or two to pull the information up .

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Ok, will do
Expert:  Whrlp Master Tech replied 9 months ago.

ok timer contact color wire

TA orange with black tracer.

TC Two brown wires and one Black or it could be a multi terminal

TH Pink

TB Black

Here is the wire diagram the Timer contact are on the top left corner.

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
I have A, B, C, H, S, F, T & X. What colors go to the others?
Expert:  Whrlp Master Tech replied 9 months ago.

what it the part number for the NEW timer that you have?

And is it the same as the old one?

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
234D1296P006
Expert:  Whrlp Master Tech replied 9 months ago.

ok that is NOT a GE part number!

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Norm Pacific is what it says on it
Expert:  Whrlp Master Tech replied 9 months ago.

ok the timer that the manufacturer calls for is WE04X20416

Does this new timer look like the old one terminal wise?

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
it looks exactly the same. Just different name on it. Will this not work without the GE part?
Customer: replied 9 months ago.
The original timer is thru Norm Pacific too. Model TMD14M04
Expert:  Whrlp Master Tech replied 9 months ago.

No you can not put another manufactures part in it .

that is like putting a ford part in a Chevy ,it is not done and not compatible.

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
It's the same timer that was on the dryer before I replaced it
Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Same model # & same amount of plugs/wires
Expert:  Whrlp Master Tech replied 9 months ago.

Where did you get the new timer from?

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Pearsol's Parts here in Cincinnati
Expert:  Whrlp Master Tech replied 9 months ago.

ok The wire diagram is for the model number you gave me .

I see what they did they have removed the First digit off the terminal

So TA is just A TH is just H

and I also see a TS ,TT,and a TX

S is black

T is white

X is two yellows

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Ok, I have all those correct. Will call a mechanic. Thank you
Expert:  Whrlp Master Tech replied 9 months ago.

what is the unit doing or not doing?