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Dryer stopped working

Magic chef dryer (electric) stopped working,door light doesn't work. panel lights up. At last use dryer was on for 10 min, clothes came out exceptionally hot.

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Re: dryer stopped working

Plumber, pop the top on the dryer by pushing on the two clips just under the top on each side. In the back you will see the heater. You want to check the high limit thermostat (this one sits on the top side of the heater) and the thermal fuse (sits on the side about 4 inches down. Unplug the dryer and check them with a meter. If either shows open (no continuity) replace them. Make sure your venting is not clogged up and the heater is not grounded or fractured. Part number for the high limit is 53-0771 and for the thermal fuse is LA-1053. Check these back. Unable to find your exact model, but I do have cye4000ayw. parts should be the same.

Posted on Oct 12, 2006

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