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Clean Lint Filter Light Keeps Dryer from starting

Someone turned on a light the same time someone else opened the dryer door. The fuse blew. Now the clean lint filter light stays on and keeps the dryer from starting even though we cleaned the dryer of all lint.

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  • mysticjade31 Oct 07, 2008

    Ok so I did the function test sequence. Every function worked just as the test indicated. Now when I press start it just beeps 3 times and won't start. I looked at the parts manual and I can find no fuse to replace. It looks to me like I may have to replace the control board. It's an expensive part. Any other suggestions?

  • mysticjade31 Oct 07, 2008

    Oh yes, I did unplug the dryer for several hours.

  • mysticjade31 Oct 07, 2008

    Yes, I followed the reset procedure. No change.

  • Anonymous Mar 14, 2014

    cleaned the dryer vent and hose from lint. now there is water in the dryer vent hose

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Evidently the fuse blew for some reason.
Keep the dryer unplugged from power for one hour or so. If it still does start, you will have to take apart the dryer, check the fuse, check the thermal fuse, and test the wirings inside.
If you need to call arepairman use the number listed on the owner manual.

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It seems that the door closure switch is a common failure point. The common theme is the dryer interior light burning out. The door switch fails, so the light stays on, and burns out. Then you try to do a load and the dryer will not start due to the switch not making contact.

the door switch and a light bulb Total cost---$20
Thanks

for more detailed help click the link below see page number three
http://www.servicematters.com/docs/wiring/Tech%20Sheet%20-%208558723.pdf

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Warning! To avoid personal injury or even death, always disconnect your appliance from its power source--that is, unplug it or break the connection at the circuit breaker or fuse box--before you do any troubleshooting or repair work on your appliance. Also, because some components may have sharp edges, use caution while working on your appliance.

Electric dryers aren't very complicated. Here are some common symptoms that you may experience with your dryer:

There's an error code on the digital display

It doesn't work at all
There's no heat
It won't tumble
Drying is too slow
It overheats
It seems to run forever
It's noisy
It won't start
The light doesn't work
It blows fuses or trips the circuit breaker
My clothes smell bad!
My clothes are marked or torn

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Check your manual to see if there is some sort of reset procedure to bypass the error.

Posted on Oct 07, 2008

  • Kevin Croissant Oct 07, 2008

    Hmmm.... power cycle the unit about 5 times, see if it goes off.

  • Kevin Croissant Oct 07, 2008

    You may need a new logic/mother board. IT may have been damaged and frozen in this state.

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Have u tryed to unplug the dryer 10 min reset breaker then plug back in thx nick

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    nick helpap Oct 06, 2008

    so try that hard reset like i said let m eknow how it works out thx nick i can get u # close by u also just need zip

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    nick helpap Oct 06, 2008

    make sure that buton that pusshes in goes in so it knows doors shut

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    nick helpap Oct 07, 2008

    yes control board

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    nick helpap Oct 07, 2008

    will it start up with no lint thingy in it

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