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Part Number: AP3892592
MFG Part Number: 8578906
Made by: Whirlpool
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Genuine Whirlpool part. Whirlpool brands include Whirlpool, Maytag, KitchenAid, Jenn-Air, Amana, Magic Chef, Admiral, Norge, Roper, and others. See all items in Dryer Control Board.
Whirlpool also makes various appliance models for Sears / Kenmore.

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Part Number 8578906 (AP3892592) replaces 1201611, AH1488213, EA1488213, PS1488213.

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Timer on Maytag dryer wasn't working Shelly D. • Byron Center, MI • March 23, 2014

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How to Replace Timer #8578906

Step by step instructions on how to replace a Timer #8578906 for Dryer made by Whirlpool, Roper, Maytag. Note: This video is intended to give you the general idea of the part replacement procedure. Your appliance may differ depending on the manufacturer and model.


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I have the Maytag Performa Series. My daughter finished drying clothes and then went to do another load and nothing. I checked all the thermal fuses, checked continuity on all the switches with the exception of the timer. If I turn the timer, the on/off switch clicks but nothing. Turning the timer a few times and hitting the switch the dryer started working again but when the door was opened to the dryer it died again. Now nothing. Can't duplicate that one occurrence where it started again. The switch on the dryer door turn the inside light on and off, I didn't check the continuity but assume since the light is turning on and off it's ok. No motor smell. Cleaned all the contacts but I see no corrosion anywhere. I don't mind buying the timer if that is what it is, or can someone recommend anything else? Thanks

Rick for Model Number MED5640TQO


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My dryer stopped drying. It still tumbles, still turns on, however the timer knob does not rotate. Could I need a new timer to solve this?

No More Dry Clothes :( for Model Number wed5530sq0


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My dryer will not start the door light comes on when open. If I set the dial and push the start button I hear a click like the relay working. When I open the door or turn the timer I hear the relay click again. Motor and drum turns freely vent area is clean. Any suggestions?

Bryan for Model Number Wed5540sq0


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Dryer won't start. If you keep move the knob that sets how many long you want it to dry it will eventually start to work. Do I need a new timer or could it be a wiring issue

Debbie H. for Model Number RED444SQO roper dryer


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My dryer only works in cool down cycles, tested thermistor and thermal fuse and check out ok, any thoughts?

Michael C for Model Number med5570tq0


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