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WARNING IMPORTANT
Electrostatic Discharge (ESD)
Electrical Shock Hazard
Sensitive Electronics
Disconnect power before servicing.
ESD problems are present everywhere. ESD may damage
Replace all parts and panels before operating.
or weaken the machine control electronics. The new control
Failure to do so can result in death or assembly may appear to work well after repair is finished,
electrical shock. but failure may occur at a later date due to ESD stress.
■ Use an anti-static wrist strap. Connect wrist strap to green
ground connection point or unpainted metal in the appliance
DIAGNOSTIC GUIDE -OR-
Before servicing, check the following: Touch your finger repeatedly to a green ground
■ Make sure there is power at the wall outlet. connection point or unpainted metal in the appliance.
■ Has a household fuse blown or circuit breaker tripped? Time ■ Before removing the part from its package, touch the
delay fuse? anti-static bag to a green ground connection point or
unpainted metal in the appliance.
■ Is dryer vent properly installed and clear of lint or obstructions?
■ Avoid touching electronic parts or terminal contacts;
■ All tests/checks should be made with a VOM handle machine control electronics by edges only.
(volt-ohm-milliammeter) or DVM (digital-voltmeter) having a
■ When repackaging failed machine control electronics
sensitivity of 20,000 ohms per volt DC or greater.
in anti-static bag, observe above instructions.
■ Check all connections before replacing components. Look for
broken or loose wires, failed terminals, or wires not pressed
into connectors far enough. Unsuccessful Activation
If entry into diagnostic mode is unsuccessful, refer to the
■ A potential cause of a control not functioning is corrosion on
following indications and actions:
connections. Observe connections and check for continuity
with an ohmmeter. Indication 1: None of the indicators or display turns on.
■ Connectors: Look at top of connector. Check for broken or Action: Select any cycle.
loose wires. Check for wires not pressed into connector far ➔ If indicators come on, try to change the function for the
enough to engage metal barbs. three buttons used to activate the diagnostic test mode.
■ Resistance checks must be made with dryer unplugged or If any button fails to change the function, something is
power disconnected. faulty with the button, and it will not be possible to enter
the diagnostic mode using that button. Replace the user
SERVICE DIAGNOSTIC MODE ENTRY interface and housing assembly. See Accessing &
These tests allow factory or service personnel to test and verify Removing the Electronic Assemblies, page 11.
all inputs to the machine control electronics. You may want to do ➔ If no indicators come on after selecting the cycle, go to
a quick and overall checkup of the dryer with these tests before TEST #1, page 5.
going to specific troubleshooting tests. Indication 2: Console indicators begin flashing immediately.
ACTIVATING THE SERVICE DIAGNOSTIC MODE Action: If console indicators begin flashing on and off
immediately, replace the user interface. See Accessing
1. Be sure the dryer is in standby mode (plugged in with all
& Removing the Electronic Assemblies, page 11.
indicators off, or with only the DONE indicator on).
2. Select any three buttons and follow the steps below, using Activation With Saved Fault Codes
the same buttons (remember the buttons and the order that If there is a saved fault code, it will be flashing in the display.
the buttons were pressed): Review the Fault/Error Codes table, page 2, for the recommended
Within 8 seconds, procedure.
Press and Release the 1st selected button, If there is no saved fault code, 88 will be displayed.
Press and Release the 2nd selected button,
Press and Release the 3rd selected button;
Fault/Error Code Display Method
Repeat this 3 button sequence 2 more times.
Fault codes are displayed by alternately showing F# and E#. All
3. If this test mode has been entered successfully, all indicators fault codes have an F# and an E#. The F# indicates the suspect
on the console are illuminated for 5 seconds with 88 showing System/Category. The E# indicates the suspect Component system.
in the Estimated Time Remaining two-digit display. If there
are no saved fault codes, all indicators on the console will Advancing Through Saved Fault/Error Codes
momentarily turn off, then only the seven segment display Procedure for advancing through saved fault codes:
will come back on and display 88.
Press and release ➔ beep tone ➔ Most recent fault code is displayed.
SERVICE DIAGNOSTIC MENU TABLE the 3rd button
used to activate
Button Press Function Behavior Service Diagnostics
1st Button Momentary press Activates User Interface/ Repeat ➔ beep tone ➔ Second most recent fault code is displayed.
Control System Test Repeat ➔ beep tone ➔ Third most recent fault code is displayed.
Press and hold for 5 secs. Exits Service Diagnostics Repeat ➔ beep tone ➔ Fourth most recent fault code is displayed.
2nd Button Momentary press Triple Beep Repeat ➔ Triple beep, then back to the most recent fault code.
Press and hold for 5 secs. Triple Beep Up to four Fault/Error codes may be stored. When the oldest fault code is
3rd Button Momentary press Displays Next Error Code displayed, additional presses of the 3rd button will result in a triple beep, then
display of the most recent fault code. If each press of the 3rd button results in
Press and hold for 5 secs. Clears the Error Codes a triple beep and the display shows 88, no saved fault codes are present.

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Each press toggles the Start/Pause indicator. On ➔ Off or Off ➔ On. Each press toggles state Each press toggles state of
Press 1 turns on the motor and heater. Press 2 leaves on the motor of the left digit of the the right digit of the seven
and turns off the heater. Press 3 turns off the motor and heater. seven segment display. segment display. On ➔ Off
On ➔ Off or Off ➔ On. or Off ➔ On.
First press turns off the Status and Eco Monitor
indicators. Second press exits Service Diagnostic
mode and dryer returns to standby mode.
Each press
toggles state
of Wrinkle
Shield
indicators.
On ➔ Off
Rotating the encoder will turn indicators on or Off ➔ On.
and off individually. On ➔ Off or Off ➔ On.
Each press
toggles state
of Cycle
Each press toggles Each press toggles Signal
Each press toggles state of Temp state of Dryness Level state of Damp Dry indicators.
indicators. On ➔ Off or Off ➔
➔ On. indicators. On ➔ Off Signal indicator. On ➔ Off
Figure 1. Console Diagnostics. or Off ➔ On. On ➔ Off or Off ➔ On. or Off ➔ On.
Not all features and options are available on all models. Appearance may vary.
Contacts
Clearing Fault Codes Function 1M 2M 3M 5M 6M
To clear fault codes, enter Service Diagnostic mode. Then press and hold the 3rd button used Start
to enter Service Diagnostic mode for 5 seconds. Once the fault codes are successfully erased,
the seven segment display will show 88. Run
= Contacts closed
FAULT/ERROR CODES The fault codes below would be indicated when attempting Centrifugal Switch (Motor)
to start a drying cycle, or after activating the service diagnostic mode. Blue-White (Elec)
Lt. Blue White (Gas)
CODE DESCRIPTION EXPLANATION AND RECOMMENDED PROCEDURE Green-Yellow
Black-White
PF indicates that a power failure occurred while the dryer was running. Press
PF Power Failure
START/PAUSE to continue the cycle, or press POWER to clear the display. Red
Red
F1E1 indicates a primary control failure. Replace the machine control electronics.
F 1E 1 Primary Control Failure
See Accessing & Removing the Electronic Assemblies, page 11.
Keypad/User Interface F2E1 indicates a stuck button or user interface mismatch. This fault code will
F 2E 1 Failure ONLY appear when in the service diagnostic mode. See TEST #5, page 10.
F3E 1 Exhaust Thermistor Open F3E1 indicates that the thermistor is open. See TEST #3a, page 8. Pluggable Drive Motor Switch
F 3 E 2 Exhaust Thermistor Shorted F3E2 indicates that the thermistor has shorted. See TEST #3a, page 8.
F3E6 indicates that the moisture sensor strip is open. This fault code will ONLY
F3E 6 Moisture Sensor Open
appear when in the service diagnostic mode. See TEST #4, page 9.
F3E7 indicates that the moisture sensor strip has shorted. This fault code will
F3E 7 Moisture Sensor Shorted
ONLY appear when in the service diagnostic mode. See TEST #4, page 9.
F4E4 indicates low line voltage detected. Check to see if a household fuse has
blown or a circuit breaker has tripped. Confirm the power cord is properly installed Black
White
f4e4 Line Voltage Error and plugged into the power outlet. Check the relay connections on the machine Lt. Blue
control electronics. Gas Models Only: Check the P14 connection on the machine
control electronics. WWhite
HIT E Lt. Blue

Gas Valve, Gas Dryer

USER INTERFACE/ Diagnostic Test: Console Buttons and Indicators
CONTROL SYSTEM TEST Pressing buttons and rotating the cycle selector will turn off the
Entry Procedure: corresponding indicator and sound a beep as shown in figure 1,
Press and release the first button used to activate Service Console Diagnostics. If indicators fail to come on and beep after
Diagnostic mode. The following tests will be available. pressing buttons and rotating the cycle selector, go to TEST #5,
page 10.
NOTE: The Service Diagnostic mode must be activated before
activating the User Interface/Control System test; see procedure NOTE: A second press of the POWER button while in Console
on page 1. Buttons and Indicators mode exits the Service Diagnostic mode
Active Fault Code Display in User Interface/ and returns the dryer to standby mode.
Control System Test:
If the display begins flashing while in User Interface/Control Diagnostic Test: Door Switch
System test, it is displaying an active fault code. Active fault Opening the door should cause a beep and an alphanumeric
codes are codes that are currently failing. Only one active number to be displayed. Closing the door should cause a beep
fault code can be displayed at a time. and 88 to be displayed.
If opening the door fails to cause a beep and an alphanumeric
number to be displayed, go to TEST #6, page 10.

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Diagnostic Test: Moisture Sensor ➔ If the Console ID is not displayed, replace the user
interface assembly. See Accessing & Removing the
Open the door and locate two metal strips on the face of the Electronic Assemblies, page 11.
lint screen housing. Bridge these strips with a wet cloth or a ➔ If the motor does not turn on, go to TEST #2, page 6.
finger. If a beep is heard and an alphanumeric number is
➔ If no heat is detected, go to TEST #3, page 7.
displayed on the console, the sensor is OK. If not, or if a beep
tone is heard before bridging the moisture strips, go to
TEST #4, page 9.
DEACTIVATING TEST MODES
Deactivating the User Interface/Control System Test
Diagnostic Test: Console ID, Motor, and Heater This mode can be exited by either of the two methods listed below:
Close the door. Press the START button. The dryer will beep 1. Pressing the POWER button twice.
and the motor and heater will turn on, and the display will show 2. Pressing and holding the 1st button used to activate the Service
the following Console ID: 7 (5600 models) or 8 (5700 models). Diagnostic mode for 5 seconds.
While motor is running, pressing the START button a second DEACTIVATING THE SERVICE DIAGNOSTIC MODE
time will leave on the motor and turn off the heater. A third press
of the START button will turn off both the motor and the heater. Press and hold the 1st button used to enter the Service
Diagnostic mode for 5 seconds to exit diagnostics.

ELECTRIC DRYER WIRING DIAGRAM, IMPORTANT: Electrostatic (static electricity) discharge may cause
MODEL WED5700 damage to machine control electronics. See page 1 for details.

GAS DRYER WIRING DIAGRAM,
MODEL WGD5700

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ELECTRIC DRYER WIRING DIAGRAM, IMPORTANT: Electrostatic (static electricity) discharge may cause
MODEL WED5600, WED5610 damage to machine control electronics. See page 1 for details.

R - LINE L2
L1 LINE - BK
240 VOLTS
W - NEUTRAL N
BK 120 VOLTS NEUTRAL
DL1 DL2 P2
BK BR TERMINAL
LINKED TO
NC R
DRUM LAMP P1 W F1 CABINET
BK P9-2 LAMP (N.C.) P8-1
L1 LBU P3 W
P5-1 VDD P8-4 T DOOR
VDD P1-8 DOOR NO SWITCH
CONSOLE DATA IN P1-7 P5-2 DATA IN
ELECTRONICS VSS P1-6 P5-3 VSS P8-3 NEUTRAL W
NEUTRAL
STROBE P1-5 P5-4 STROBE BU-W
DATA OUT P1-4 P5-5 DATA OUT TF1 TF2
CLOCK P1-3 P5-6 CLOCK MOTOR P9-1 LBU LBU
BUZZER P1-2 P5-7 BUZZER 5M 2M
+/- 12 VDC P1-1 P5-8 +/- 12 VDC P8-5 BK-W THERMAL FUSE CENTRIFUGAL SWITCH
MTR CS MAIN
4M
P2-1 VDD P8-2 G-Y LBU G-Y
P2-2 DATA GND
P2-3 VSS START
MOIST. BELT
HEATER RELAY 1 P13-1 BK Y-R
SWITCH 3M 6M 1M
BK N.O. 1 SENSOR MOVS DRIVE MOTOR
HEATER +V
SENSOR 1/3 H.P.
P13-2 G-Y
R COM 1 MOIST RTN
HEATER RTN
MODEL P14-4
R
MODEL RTN P14-5 BK NEUTRAL
EXHAUST THERMISTOR
P14-3 R-W
EXHAUST TEMP.
TS 10K TSG
EXHAUST P14-6 R-W
TEMP RTN
N.C. P14-1
N.C. P14-2
MACHINE
CONTROL
NC
FH1 FH3 BK HS1 HS3 R-W H2 H1
R R
HI LIMIT
THERMAL THERMOSTAT HEATER
CUT-OFF

GAS DRYER WIRING DIAGRAM,
MODEL WGD5600, WGD5610

L1 LINE - BK
W - NEUTRAL N

120 VOLTS
DL1 DL2 P2
BK BR
NC
DRUM LAMP P1 W
LAMP (N.C.) P8-1 P3 NO
P8-4 T DOOR
BK P9-2 L1 DOOR
P8-3 NEUTRAL W SWITCH
NEUTRAL
CONSOLE VDD P1-8 P5-1 VDD
ELECTRONICS DATA IN P1-7 P5-2 DATA IN P9-1 LBU LBU
VSS P1-6 P5-3 VSS MOTOR
STROBE P1-5 P5-4 STROBE P8-5 BK-W R
DATA OUT P1-4 P5-5 DATA OUT MTR CS
CLOCK P1-3 P5-6 CLOCK P8-2 G-Y W
BUZZER P1-2 P5-7 BUZZER GND
CENTRIFUGAL SWITCH 2M
+/- 12 VDC P1-1 P5-8 +/- 12 VDC Y-R 5M
BK
MOIST. 4M MAIN
P13-1 LBU
SENSOR MOVS G-Y
P2-1 VDD START
MOIST RTN P13-2 BELT
P2-2 DATA SENSOR
R DRAIN SWITCH
P2-3 VSS 3M 6M 1M
P14-4 DRIVE MOTOR
MODEL
HEATER RELAY 1
BK 1/3 H.P. R
BK
MODEL RTN P14-5
BK N.O. 1 EXHAUST THERMISTOR
HEATER +V P14-3 R-W IG IGR
EXHAUST TEMP. BK BK
1V
R COM 1 TS 10K TSG
HEATER RTN EXHAUST P14-6 R-W VALVE IGNITOR W
TEMP. RTN MOV 2 1 BK 3
HOLD VALVE NO.1
N.C. P14-1 ASSIST
MACHINE 4 5
N.C. P14-2 BU LBU LBU
CONTROL NC VALVE NO.2
TF1 TF2 FH1 FH3 3V MAIN
R R BK
HI LIMIT HS2 FS1 FS2 W
HS1 LBU
THERMAL FUSE THERMAL THERMOSTAT
CUT-OFF FLAME SENSOR

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TROUBLESHOOTING Some tests will require accessing components.
TROUBLESHOOTING TESTS
GUIDE See figure 2 for component locations.
NOTE: These checks are done with the
PROBLEM POSSIBLE CAUSE / TEST dryer unplugged or disconnected from
NOTE: Possible Cause/Tests MUST be performed in the sequence shown for each problem. power.
WON’T POWER UP. 1. Supply connections. See TEST #1 at right.
(No response when buttons are 2. Unplug dryer or disconnect power. Check harness connections. TEST #1 Supply Connections
pressed.) 3. User interface and housing assembly. See TEST #5, page 10. This test assumes that proper voltage is
1. If number display flashes, check to be sure the door is completely present at the outlet, and visual inspection
WON’T START CYCLE WHEN shut, and press and hold down START for about 1 second. indicates that the power cord is securely
START BUTTON IS PRESSED. 2. See TEST #2, page 6. fastened to the terminal block (electric
3. See TEST #6, page 10. dryer) or wire harness connection (gas
1. Check START/PAUSE button. See TEST #5, page 10.
dryer).
WON’T SHUT OFF WHEN
EXPECTED. 2. User interface and housing assembly. See TEST #5, page 10.
3. Moisture sensor. See TEST #4, page 9.
CONTROL WON’T ACCEPT Remove
SELECTIONS. User interface and housing assembly. See TEST #5, page 10. Screw
1. Check installation.
WON’T HEAT. 2. Unplug dryer or disconnect power. Check harness connections.
3. Heater. See TEST #3, page 7. Cover
Plate
HEATS IN AIR CYCLE. Heater. See TEST #3, page 7.
1. Check the dryness setting for auto cycles.
2. Check for full lint screen.
SHUTS OFF BEFORE CLOTHES Figure 3. Remove the cover plate.
ARE DRY. 3. Check for clogged vent.
4. Moisture sensor. See TEST #4, page 9.
5. Dryness adjust. See TEST #4a, page 10. ELECTRIC DRYER:
1. Unplug dryer or disconnect power.
See Accessing & Removing the 2. Remove the cover plate from the back
Electronic Assemblies, page 11, to access: of the console panel on the dryer.
■ Machine Control Electronics See Removing the Back See figure 3.
■ User Interface Panel Screws, page 12,
to access: 3. With an ohmmeter, check for continuity
■ Drum Light Assembly between the neutral (N) terminal of the
■ Blower Motor Assembly plug and the center contact on the
terminal block. See figure 4.
➔ If there is no continuity, replace the
power cord and test the dryer.
➔ If there is continuity, go to step 4.
4. In a similar way, check which terminal
of the plug is connected to the
left-most contact on the terminal block
Door
Switch and make a note of it. This will be L1
(black wire) in the wiring diagram. See
figure 4.

Power Cord Terminal Block
Plug L1
N

COM

See Removing the Heater Figure 4. Plug-to-terminal connections
Toe Panel, page 11, to access: Assembly for electric dryer.
■ Moisture Sensors
■ Exhaust Thermistor
➔ When this is found, go to step 5.
■ Thermal Cut-off
■ High Limit Thermostat Moisture Sensor ➔ If neither of the plug terminals have
■ Heater Assembly (Electric or Gas)
Strips continuity with the left-most contact
■ Thermal Fuse of the terminal block, replace the
Figure 2. Component locations. power cord and test the dryer.

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5. Access the machine control electronics Wire Harness 9. Visually check that the user interface
without disconnecting any wiring to the assembly is properly inserted into
control board. See Accessing & Removing the console.
the Electronic Assemblies, page 11. 10. If both visual checks pass, replace
6. With an ohmmeter, check for continuity the user interface assembly.
between the L1 terminal of the plug 11. Replace all parts and panels.
(found in step 4) and P9-2 (black wire)
on the machine control board. See 12. Plug in dryer or reconnect power.
Power Cord
figure 16, page 11. 13. Activate the Service Diagnostic mode
➔ If there is continuity, go to step 7. per procedure on page 1. Then
activate the User Interface/Control
➔ If there is no continuity, check that System test and verify the repair by
wires to the terminal block are completing the Buttons and Indicators
mechanically secure. If so, replace test per procedures on page 2.
the main wire harness and test the Figure 5. Power cord-to-wire harness
dryer. connection for gas dryer. 14. If indicators still do not light, the
machine control electronics has failed:
7. Check for continuity between the
neutral (N) terminal of the plug and 4. Access the machine control electronics ➔ Unplug dryer or disconnect power.
P8-3 (white wire) on the machine without disconnecting any wiring to the ➔ Replace the machine control
control board. control board. See figure 15, page 11. electronics.
➔ If there is continuity, go to step 8. 5. With an ohmmeter, check for continuity ➔ Replace all parts and panels.
between the neutral (N) terminal of the ➔ Plug in dryer or reconnect power.
➔ If there is no continuity and the
plug and P8-3 (white wire) on the
mechanical connections of the wire ➔ Activate the Service Diagnostic mode
machine control board. The left-hand
are secure, replace the main wire per procedure on page 1. Then
side of figure 6 shows the position of the
harness. activate the User Interface/Control
neutral terminal (N) on the power cord
8. Visually check that the P5 connector is System test and verify the repair by
plug. Also see figure 16, page 11.
inserted all the way into the machine completing the Buttons and Indicators
➔ If there is continuity, go to step 6. test per procedures on page 2.
control electronics.
➔ If there is no continuity, disconnect
9. Visually check that the user interface
assembly is properly inserted into
the white wire of the harness from TEST #2 Motor Circuit
the power cord at the location This test will check the wiring to the motor
the console.
illustrated in figure 5. Test the and the motor itself. The following items
10. If both visual checks pass, replace continuity of the power cord neutral are part of this motor system:
the user interface assembly. wire as illustrated in figure 6. If an
11. Replace all parts and panels. open circuit is found, replace the Part of Motor System Electric Gas
power cord. Otherwise, go to step 6. Dryer Dryer
12. Plug in dryer or reconnect power. Harness/connection ✔ ✔
13. Activate the Service Diagnostic mode Power Cord Thermal fuse ✔ no
per procedure on page 1. Then Plug
Belt/belt switch ✔ ✔
activate the User Interface/Control L1 N COM
System test and verify the repair by Drive motor ✔ ✔
completing the Buttons and Indicators L1 Centrifugal switch ✔ ✔
test per procedures on page 2. N
G Door switch ✔ ✔
14. If indicators still do not light, the Machine control electronics. ✔ ✔
machine control electronics has failed: G
See ESD information, page 1.
➔ Unplug dryer or disconnect power. Figure 6. Power cord terminals, gas
dryer. 1. Unplug dryer or disconnect power.
➔ Replace the machine control
electronics. 2. Access the machine control electronics
6. In a similar way, check the continuity and measure the resistance across
➔ Replace all parts and panels. between the L1 terminal of the plug P8-4 and P9-1. See Accessing & Removing
➔ Plug in dryer or reconnect power. and P9-2 (black wire) on the control the Electronic Assemblies, page 11.
➔ Activate the Service Diagnostic mode board. ➔ If resistance across P8-4 and P9-1 is
per procedure on page 1. Then ➔ If there is continuity, go to step 8. in the range of 1 to 6 ohms, replace
activate the User Interface/Control the machine control electronics.
➔ If there is no continuity, check the
System test and verify the repair by ➔ Otherwise, go to step 3.
continuity of the power cord in a
completing the Buttons and Indicators
similar way to that illustrated in 3. Check the wiring and components in
test per procedures on page 2.
figure 6, but for power cord’s L1 the path between these measurement
GAS DRYER: wire. points by referring to the appropriate
1. Unplug dryer or disconnect power. ➔ If an open circuit is found, replace the wiring diagram (gas or electric) on
power cord. Otherwise, go to step 7. page 3 or 4.
2. Remove the cover plate from the back
of the console panel on the dryer. 7. Replace the main harness. ELECTRIC DRYER ONLY: Check the
See figure 3, page 5. thermal fuse. See TEST #3b, page 9.
8. Visually check that the P5 connector is
3. Check that the power cord is firmly inserted all the way into the machine ALL DRYERS: Continue with step 4,
connected to the dryer’s wire harness. control electronics. following on page 7, to test the remaining
See figure 5. components in the motor circuit.

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4. Check the belt switch and drive motor. NOTE: Main and Start winding coils
Access the belt switch and drive motor must be checked at the motor.
TEST #3 Heater
by removing the back panel screws This test is performed when either of the
(to loosen front panel/drum assembly). Winding Resistance Contact Points following situations occur:
See Removing the Back Panel Screws, of Measurement
✔ Dryer does not heat
page 12. Slowly remove the drum belt Lt. blue wire in back at
from the spring-loaded belt switch pulley, pin 4 and bare copper ✔ Heat will not shut off
MAIN 2.4–3.6 Ω
gently letting the belt switch pulley down. wire on pin 5 of black This test checks the components making
See figure 7. drive motor switch up the heating circuit. The following items
Lt. blue wire in back at are part of this system:
Belt Switch Pulley pin 4 and bare copper
START 2.4–3.8 Ω Electric Gas
wire on pin 3 of black Part of Heating System
drive motor switch Dryer Dryer
Harness/connection ✔ ✔
➔ If the resistance at the motor is Heater relay ✔ ✔
correct, there is an open circuit Thermal cut-off ✔ ✔
between the motor and machine
control electronics. Check for failed Thermal fuse no ✔
belt switch. High limit thermostat ✔ ✔
Drum ➔ If the Start winding is in question and Heat element assembly ✔ no
Belt the resistance is much greater than Gas burner assembly no ✔
4 ohms, replace the motor. Centrifugal switch
Figure 7. Slowly remove drum belt. ✔ ✔
7. Check the belt switch by measuring Exhaust thermistor ✔ ✔
resistance between the two light blue
5. Remove the white connector from the wires, as shown in figure 10, while Machine control electronics. ✔ ✔
drive motor switch. See figure 8. See ESD information, page 1.
pushing up the belt switch pulley.
User interface and ✔ ✔
housing assembly
Drive Motor
Switch Gas supply no ✔
White
Connector Dryer does not heat:
Lt. Blue Locate the components using figure 11,
1

Wires page 8.
5
1

ELECTRIC DRYER:
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5

1. Unplug dryer or disconnect power.
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2. Remove the toe panel to access the
thermal components. See figure 14,
page 11.
Belt Switch 3. Using an ohmmeter and referring to the
Pulley Belt Switch
Figure 8. Remove white connector. wiring diagram, measure the resistance
from the red wire terminal at the
Figure 10. Checking the belt switch.
thermal cut-off to the red wire terminal
at the heater.
Main Winding: ➔ If the resistance reading goes from
Lt. Blue Wire in Back ➔ If the resistance is about 10 ohms,
infinity to a few ohms as pulley arm
and Bare Copper Wire go to step 5.
closes the switch, belt switch is OK.
If not, replace the belt switch. ➔ If an open circuit is detected,
go to step 4.
➔ If belt switch is OK and there is still
an open circuit, check and repair the 4. Visually check the wire connections
Start Winding:
Lt. Blue Wire wiring harness. to the thermal cut-off, high limit
thermostat, and heater. If connections
1

in Back and 8. Door Switch problems can be
Bare Copper look good, check for continuity across
5

uncovered by following procedure
Wire each of these components.
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under Diagnostic Test: Door Switch,
page 2; however, if this was not done, ➔ Replace the heater if it is electrically
the following can be done without open.
applying power to the dryer. Connect ➔ Replace both the thermal cut-off and
an ohmmeter across P8-3 (neutral, high limit thermostat if either one is
white wire) and P8-4 (door, tan wire). electrically open.
Figure 9. Main and start winding
measure points. ➔ With the door properly closed, the 5. If no open circuit is detected, remove
ohmmeter should indicate a closed the P14 connector, then measure the
circuit (0–2 ohms). resistance between P14-3 (red-white
6. Using figure 9, check for the resistance wire) and P14-6 (red-white wire) at the
values of the motor’s Main and Start ➔ If not, replace the door switch
assembly. connector. See figure 16, page 11 for
winding coils as shown in the following connector location; and Accessing &
table.

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Heater Element High Limit Thermal
Thermostat Cut-Off
Thermal Cut-Off
Flame
Sensor

High Limit Thermostat

Thermal Fuse Thermal Fuse

Exhaust Thermistor Exhaust Thermistor

Electric Dryer Gas Dryer

Figure 11. Thermal Components, viewed from front.

Removing the Electronic Assemblies, (red-white wire) and P14-6 (red-white ➔ If wire connections are good,
page 11. wire) at the connector. See figure 16, remove the two wires from the
➔ If 5–15 k ohms are measured, replace page 11 for connector location; and thermistor and replace the
the machine control electronics. Accessing & Removing the Electronic thermistor.
Assemblies, page 11. ➔ Replace all parts and panels.
➔ If the resistance is less than 1 k ohm,
replace the exhaust thermistor. ➔ If 5–15 k ohms are measured, ➔ Plug in dryer or reconnect power.
replace the machine control
GAS DRYER: electronics. 4. If F 3 E 1 or F 3 E 2 does not flash in the
1. Unplug dryer or disconnect power. display, the connections to the
➔ If the resistance is greater than
thermistor are good. Therefore, check
2. Remove the toe panel to access the 20 k ohms, replace the exhaust the exhaust temperature value at any
thermal components. See figure 14, thermistor. or all of the temperature levels in
page 11. question, using the Timed Dry cycle,
3. Perform TEST #3b, page 9. If the TEST #3a Exhaust Thermistor and the following process:
thermal fuse is OK, go to step 4. Hold a glass bulb thermometer capable
The machine control electronics monitors
4. Perform TEST #3c, page 9. If the the exhaust temperature using the exhaust of reading from 90° to 180°F (32° to
thermal cut-off is OK, go to step 5. thermistor, and cycles the heater relay on 82°C) in the center of the exhaust
and off to maintain the desired temperature. outlet. The correct exhaust
5. Locate the high limit thermostat. See
temperatures are as follows:
figure 11. Measure the continuity Begin with an empty dryer and a clean lint
through it by connecting the meter screen. EXHAUST TEMPERATURES
probes on the red wire and blue wire
1. Plug in dryer or reconnect power. TEMPERATURE HEAT TURNS HEAT TURNS
terminals.
2. Start the Timed Dry cycle. SETTING OFF* ON
➔ If there is an open circuit, replace the
high limit thermostat and thermal 3. If after 60 seconds, F 3 E 1 or F 3 E 2 High 155° ± 5°F
cut-off. flashes in the display and the dryer (68° ± 3°C)
shuts off, the thermistor or wire harness 140° ± 5°F 10–15°F
➔ Otherwise, go to step 6. Medium (6–8°C)
is either open or shorted. (60° ± 3°C)
6. Perform TEST #3d, page 9. If this is OK, below the
➔ Unplug dryer or disconnect power. 125° ± 5°F heat turn off
replace the machine control electronics. Low
➔ Check wire connections at the (52° ± 3°C) temperature
Heat will not shut off: machine control electronics and
Extra Low 115° ± 5°F
1. Unplug dryer or disconnect power. thermistor. See Accessing & (46° ± 3°C)
2. Access the machine control electronics. Removing the Electronic Assemblies
Remove the P14 connector, then on page 11, and for thermistor * The measured overshoot using the glass
measure the resistance between P14-3 location, see figure 11. bulb thermometer in the exhaust outlet
can be 30°F (17°C) higher.

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5. If the exhaust temperature is not ➔ If the ohmmeter indicates an open before bridging the moisture strips,
within specified limits, unplug dryer or circuit, replace the failed thermal continue with step 4.
disconnect power. Remove the P14 cut-off and high limit thermostat. NOTE: Overdrying may be caused by
connector, then measure the resistance In addition, check for blocked or a short circuit in the sensor system.
between P14-3 (red-white wire) and improper exhaust system, or failed
P14-6 (red-white wire) at the connector. heat element (electric dryer). 4. Unplug dryer or disconnect power.
See figure 16, page 11 for connector 5. Access the moisture sensor wires by
location; and Accessing & Removing removing the toe panel. See Removing
the Electronic Assemblies, page 11. TEST #3d Gas Valve, Gas
the Toe Panel, page 11. Disconnect the
Dryer Only sensor wires from the harness. See
NOTE: All thermistor resistance
measurements must be made while 1. Unplug dryer or disconnect power. figure 12.
dryer is unplugged or disconnected 2. Access the gas valve by removing the
from power. toe panel. See Removing the Toe
The following table gives temperatures Panel, page 11. Drum
and their associated resistance values. 3. Use an ohmmeter to determine if a
gas valve coil has failed. Remove
EXHAUST THERMISTOR RESISTANCE harness plugs. Measure resistance
TEMP. RES. TEMP. RES. across terminals. Readings should FRONT
°F (°C) kΩ °F (°C) kΩ match those shown in the following
50° (10°) 19.0–22.0 80° (27°) 8.5–10.5 chart. If not, replace coil.
60° (16°) 14.8–16.8 90° (32°) 6.8–8.8 Terminals Resistance
70° (21°) 11.5–13.5 100° (38°) 5.0–7.0 1 to 2 1365Ω ± 25
1 to 3 560Ω ± 25
➔ If the thermistor resistance does not MOVs
4 to 5 1220Ω ± 50 (Metal Oxide
agree with table, replace the exhaust Varistors)
Harness
thermistor. IMPORTANT: Connection
➔ If the thermistor resistance checks Be sure all harness Blower
agree with the measurements in the wires are looped back Housing
table, replace the machine control through the strain
electronics. relief after checking
or replacing coils.

TEST #3b Thermal Fuse
TEST #4 Moisture Sensor Figure 12. Disconnect sensor from wire
ELECTRIC DRYER: The thermal fuse is harness.
NOTE: This test is started with the
wired in series with the dryer drive motor.
dryer completely assembled.
GAS DRYER: The thermal fuse is wired 6. Access the machine control
This test is performed when an automatic
in series with the dryer gas valve. electronics. See Accessing &
cycle stops too soon, or runs much longer
ALL DRYERS: than expected. Removing the Electronic Assemblies,
1. Unplug dryer or disconnect power. page 11. Remove connector P13
NOTE: Dryer will shut down automatically
from the circuit board. Check the main
2. Access the thermal fuse by first after 2½ hours.
harness connections between the
removing the toe panel. See Removing The following items are part of this system: sensor harness and machine control
the Toe Panel, page 11; and for thermal for a short or open circuit.
fuse location, see figure 11, page 8. Harness/connection
Metal sensor strips ➔ Replace the main harness if
3. Using an ohmmeter, check the necessary.
continuity across the thermal fuse. Machine control electronics. See ESD
information, page 1. ➔ If harness is OK, continue with step 7.
See figure 11, page 8 for location.
➔ If the ohmmeter indicates an open
7. Measure the resistance
1. Enter Service Diagnostic mode and across the outermost
circuit, replace the failed thermal select the User Interface/Control
fuse. contacts of the cable that
System test. See procedure on page 2. includes the two red MOVs.
2. Open the dryer door. The dryer should ➔ If a small resistance is measured,
TEST #3c Thermal Cut-Off beep and an alphanumeric number check for debris across moisture
should be displayed. strips inside the drum; clean if
If the dryer does not produce heat, check
the status of the thermal cut-off. 3. Locate the two metal sensor strips debris is present. If debris is not
on the face of the lint screen housing. present, replace sensor harness.
1. Unplug dryer or disconnect power.
Bridge these strips with a wet cloth ➔ If a small resistance is not measured,
2. Access the thermal cut-off by first or finger. continue with step 8.
removing the toe panel. See Removing
➔ If a beep tone is heard and an
the Toe Panel, page 11.
alphanumeric number is displayed
3. Using an ohmmeter, check the on the console, the sensor passed
continuity across the thermal cut-off. the test. Go to step 9.
See figure 11, page 8 for location.
➔ If a beep tone is not heard, or a
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8. Measure the resistance across ✔ None of the indicators light up ➔ Replace all parts and panels.
each of the outermost ✔ No beep sound is heard ➔ Plug in dryer or reconnect power.
contacts and the center
terminal (ground connection). ✔ Some buttons do not light ➔ Activate the Service Diagnostic mode
indicators per procedure on page 1. Then
➔ If a resistance less than infinity is activate the User Interface/Control
measured, replace the sensor None of the indicators light up:
System test and verify the repair by
harness. 1. See Diagnostic Guide/Before completing the Buttons and Indicators
Servicing... on page 1. test per procedures on page 2.
9. If moisture sensor diagnostic test
passes, check the thermistor: Perform 2. Perform Test #1, page 5 to verify Some buttons do not light
TEST #3a, page 8. supply connections.
indicators:
➔ If the problem persists after 3. Perform steps in Accessing and
1. Perform steps in Accessing and
replacing the moisture sensor and Removing the Electronic Assemblies,
Removing the Electronic Assemblies,
thermistor, replace the machine page 11 and visually check that the P5
page 11 and visually check that the
control electronics. connector is inserted all the way into
user interface assembly is properly
the machine control electronics.
inserted into the console.
TEST #4a Adjusting 4. Visually check that the user interface ➔ If visual check passes, replace
Customer-Focused Drying assembly is properly inserted into the user interface assembly.
the console.
Modes 2. Replace all parts and panels.
5. If both visual checks pass, replace
NOTE: If the customer is complaining the user interface assembly. 3. Plug in dryer or reconnect power.
about the clothes being damp and the
6. Replace all parts and panels. 4. Activate the Service Diagnostic mode
moisture sensor passed TEST #4, step 3,
per procedure on page 1. Then
the total auto dry time can be changed 7. Plug in dryer or reconnect power. activate the User Interface/Control
by choosing one of 3 different Customer-
8. Activate the Service Diagnostic mode System test and verify the repair by
Focused drying modes.
per procedure on page 1. Then completing the Buttons and Indicators
1 = standard auto cycle activate the User Interface/Control test per procedures on page 2.
2 = 15% more drying time System test and verify the repair by
3 = 30% more drying time completing the Buttons and Indicators
1. Be sure the dryer is in standby mode test per procedures on page 2.
TEST #6 Door Switch
(plugged in with all indicators off, or 9. If indicators still do not light, the Perform steps under Activating the Service
with only the DONE indicator on). machine control electronics has failed: Diagnostic Mode, page 1, and activate the
2. Activate the Customer-Focused Drying User Interface/Control System test. Then
➔ Unplug dryer or disconnect power. perform the Door Switch Diagnostic test,
Mode by pressing and holding the
➔ Replace the machine control page 2. Functionality is verified with a beep
TEMP button for more than 6 seconds.
electronics. each time the door is closed and opened,
3. The dryer will beep and CF will be ➔ Replace all parts and panels. and an alphanumeric number appears in
displayed for 1 second followed by the display (i.e., 05).
the current drying setting. ➔ Plug in dryer or reconnect power.
➔ Activate the Service Diagnostic mode If any of the above conditions are not met,
4. To select a different drying mode, or if the dryer Control Software ID listed
press the TEMP button again. The dryer per procedure on page 1. Then
activate the User Interface/Control above is displayed when the door is closed:
display will flash and show 2, 3, or 1.
System test and verify the repair by ➔ Unplug dryer or disconnect power.
NOTE: While cycling through the completing the Buttons and Indicators ➔ Check that the wires between the
settings, the current setting will not test per procedures on page 2. door switch and machine control
flash, but the other settings will.
No beep sound is heard: electronics are connected. See
5. With the desired drying mode shown, figure 13 for switch location, and
1. Perform steps in Accessing and see Accessing and Removing the
press the START button to save the
Removing the Electronic Assemblies, Electronic Assemblies, page 11.
drying mode and exit diagnostics
page 11 and visually check that the P5
(the START button in this mode does
connector is inserted all the way into
not start a drying cycle). The result Door Switch
the machine control electronics.
will be stored in EEPROM of the
control board, and will be retained ➔ If visual check passes, replace
after a power loss. the user interface assembly.
6. Press the POWER button at any 2. Replace all parts and panels.
time to cancel changes and exit 3. Plug in dryer or reconnect power.
from this mode.
4. Activate the Service Diagnostic mode
per procedure on page 1. Then
TEST #5 Buttons and Indicators activate the User Interface/Control
System test and verify the repair by
This test is performed when any of the
completing the Buttons and Indicators
following situations occurs during the
test per procedures on page 2.
Console Buttons and Indicators test in
the User Interface/Control System test, 5. If replacing the user interface
page 2: assembly failed:
➔ Unplug dryer or disconnect power.
Figure 13. Door switch location.
➔ Replace the machine control electronics.

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➔ If the connections are OK, replace Removing the Removing the
the wire and door switch assembly Machine Control Electronics User Interface Assembly
and retest.
1. Remove all the wire connections 1. Remove the wire connection from
➔ If wire and door switch assembly to the machine control electronics. the machine control electronics.
have been replaced and dryer still See figure 16. See figure 15.
does not start, replace the machine
control electronics. 2. Remove the screw holding the machine 2. Remove the cycle selector knob from
control electronics assembly to the the front of the console by pulling firmly.
mounting bracket, and slide the plastic
REMOVING THE TOE PANEL tabs on the machine control electronics
3. The user interface assembly is held
to the console insert panel by screws.
1. Unplug dryer or disconnect power. to free it from the slots on the bracket. Once the screws are removed, the user
2. Press the retainer clips at the top interface can be removed from the
of the toe panel with a putty knife, plastic housing. See figure 15.
and pull the toe panel firmly to remove.
See figure 14.
N.O. Heater COM Motor
Black Relay 1 Red Lt. Blue Black Relay Black Red
Retainer Clips

P13
P9
Pin 1 Pin 1
Pin 1
P5

Figure 14. Press and release the
Black-White Red-White
retainer clips, then pull the panel firmly.
Tan Open
White
Green-Yellow Pin 1 P14
ACCESSING & REMOVING P8* Open (5600, 5610), Brown (5700)
THE ELECTRONIC Open (Elec.)
Pin 1
ASSEMBLIES Orange (Gas)
* P8-1 not used for WED/WGD5600 or WED/WGD5610. Red-White
There are two electronic assemblies: the
Machine Control Electronics and the User Figure 16. Machine control electronics.
Interface Electronics. See figure 15.
1. Unplug dryer or disconnect power.
2. Remove the screws from the top rear
of the console assembly. Insert a putty
knife between the surface of the dryer
top and the front corners of the console
assembly to release the retainer clips
that hold the console assembly to the
dryer top.

User Interface Machine Control
Electronics Electronics
Assembly Assembly

Figure 15. Locate the electronic
assemblies.

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REMOVING THE BACK
PANEL SCREWS
(TO LOOSEN FRONT PANEL/
DRUM ASSEMBLY)
1. Unplug dryer or disconnect power.
2. Remove the screws at the bottom rear
of the console assembly, and slide the
dryer top/console assembly out of the
way of the back panel.
3. Remove the metal spring clip between
the back panel and the exhaust outlet.
See figure 17.

Metal Spring Clip

Figure 17. Remove screws.

4. Remove the screws on the back panel
to loosen the front panel/drum assembly.
See figure 17.

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