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Dryer not turning on

Our dryer is not turning on. We have checked the power to both the outlet and the dryer and it is fine any suggestions?

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  • kgutierz Dec 21, 2008

    When I press the button to turn it on, it does not go on. How do I fix this ?

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Sounds like the on switch is broken

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