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The on /of switch doesn't work

There is electric to the dryer. the dryer turned off but then wouldn't turn back on The lights go on and i can turn the tub. How do I get inside to look at the insides?

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Depending on the type of door the dryer has, is how you approach the access of these dryers. Mostly though you yank out the filter first.Remove the 2 screws in the filter housing on top.Then use a putty knife to pop the top. Remove the screws holding the front panel on. VERY IMPORTANT! Raise the front up an inch before pulling forward or the panel clips will break! Some models have a panel on bottom. If they do then this panel must come off first. Then you remove the door springs and back off the screws holding down the bottom of the door panel. Then pop the top and remove the screws on top to get the panel out of your way.
If it won't run at all replace this fuse:the on /of switch doesn't work - 2ddd49a.jpgBe sure to clean it out real good or you will be replacing this puppy often!

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