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Dryer starts when I close the door with out hitting the start button

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SOURCE: My Dryer will only work if I hold start button, when I release start button the dryer stops.

Anra, this is a classic symptom of a failed even heat board. I've seen a lot of these failures out there. Easy to change out. Check out this link. Catriver..post back http://www.repairclinic.com/0080.asp

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Anra, the problem is in the even heat board under the consol. This is a very easy job. Check out this link. Catriver, post back http://www.repairclinic.com/0080.asp

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SOURCE: Dryer door pops open after

door strike is bad also door may be warped make sure door is not warped if it is just twist in opposite direction if strike needed part #279570

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SOURCE: Start Button will start dryer but won't stay on!

pull end caps off just grab at top of plastic and pull towards you remove the 2 screws underneath lift console up and roll back next to timer is a small control bd to right of that are 2 relays 1 with red wires for element and 1 with blue wires for motor first try switching the relays they are identical and will work for either 1 ..try if works replace relay ..if still not working suspect control bd

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SOURCE: dryer wont react when hit start button

HI, Sounds like Normal 0 , UNPLUG the dryer! Remove the rear panel of the dryer and locate the fuse. It is white and ¼” wide and 3” long. It is located on the blower housing. Remove the wires and check to see if it has continuity. If it does not, you need to replace it.
Please let me know if this help or if I can assist you further.

Thanks
Vic
a fuse. Try this,

Posted on May 30, 2009

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From what you have described your Electrolux dryer is not locking or starting when you hit the start button. It sounds like a potential issue with your door latch or main control panel. If your door latch is not sensing the door is closed and locked it will not start your washer cycle. Also, if your control panel is not registering the door is closed it will not lock and start the cycle. I suggest you reach out to a professional for proper repairs to be completed. If you do not have a professional contact you can visit your manufacturer's website for additional assistance. I hope this is helpful information to you. -Matt

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Pull 220V cord from wall outlet and inspect the gold prongs.
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