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Turns on for 15 seconds then turns off..

The unit is brand new i've never used it. i select a load then press start button and it will run for about 15 seconds; then it turns off....

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Testdriver03:

What you are describing sounds as if you have an electrical issue,
If you are able to check the voltage to the unit you shold have 240 voltsAC to the unit L-1 to L-2 and 120 volts Ac to L-1 to neutral and 120 volts Ac L-2 to Neutral while the unit is running I`m supecting the 120 voltage is dropping out on the L-1 leg which is normally the line on the left side.
((((But only do this test If you know how to properly use a Volt-Ohm meter

I also suggest that you contact your dryer manufacture if this is not an electrical supply issue.


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Posted on Nov 01, 2008

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