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Dryer stopped working after working w/door open or closed

My Malber TD700 dryer (110v) stopped working completely after two odd things happened:
1. two weeks ago it would work with door closed AND door opened (after functioning normally)
2. two days ago I smelled a slight burning smell and thought perhaps something got too hot, but I ultimately could not identify source of burning smell. It did not seem to come from overheated clothes.

Yesterday when I tried the dryer, it did not work at all. No light, no noise, nothing.

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  • kolhjem Feb 07, 2009

    I am looking forward to more input, but this sounds reasonable. I'll report back when problem gets resolved.

  • kolhjem Feb 16, 2009

    It was the door switch that needed replacing. I ordered it fromhttp://www.malberusa.com/ for under $20 and 15 minutes later (most of that time spent looking for necessary tools), the problem was fixed. My dryer is back to normal!

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Sounds as if the door switch/latch had stuck.the smell was probably a small short. try unplugging unit. But I would imagine you need door latch/switch replaced

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