YNED4655EW1 Amana Dryer Timer/starting issue

dlagrainge

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Kitchener, Ontario
Model Number
YNED4655EW1
Brand
Amana
Age
1-5 years
I haven’t had the chance to do any troubleshooting yet because of life and work busyness, so please bare with me.

Late last week I turned the dryer on in the morning to fluff up some towels and when I came home from work the dryer was still running. I turned it off and checked inside and it was cool.

Last night I went to do laundry and when I turned the timer up it didn’t do anything. It didn’t make noise, it didn’t move and pressing the start button didn’t work. I tried every setting on the timer but there was no difference.

I don’t really know where to start, I googled for repair manuals or instructions but really to no avail. It more or less led me here.

I am handy, I am mechanically and electrically inclined, and I do have the tools.. if someone can help guide me in the right direction I am sure I can solve this.

Model: YNED4655EW1
Serial #: M64640697
Type: CWJR-ELE-2306024-FM54

Thanks in advance!
 

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jeff1

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Hi,

Late last week I turned the dryer on in the morning to fluff up some towels and when I came home from work the dryer was still running. I turned it off and checked inside and it was cool.

Last night I went to do laundry and when I turned the timer up it didn’t do anything. It didn’t make noise, it didn’t move and pressing the start button didn’t work. I tried every setting on the timer but there was no difference.
Check power to the dryer and the power cord.
A blown house fuse or if we lost 1/2 of the power to the dryer the dryer can act that way.....keep running until we shut it off and then wont start the next time we try to run the dryer.
Black or red to white 110-120 volts AC, black to red 220-240 volts AC.



jeff.
 

dlagrainge

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Hi Jeff,

Thanks for the easy tip. I actually checked the fuses in my panel first, and sure enough one of them was shot. Switched it out and it started right up, heated up and I’m about to put it through a full cycle in a few minutes.

For my knowledge, why would it continue to run/timer get stuck when a fuses goes vs. Just shutting off completely? If it continued to run in the first place, why would it not at least somewhat start after?
 

jeff1

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Timer contacts where closed when the fuse let go we can get feed back from the other power line and keep the dryer running...until we stop it and then the dryer will stop and not restart......just one of those funky things that can happen when we have 2 powers ( red and black ).

jeff.
 
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