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Dryer has power but will not start.

Dryer will not start...everytime I press Start, the digital readout changes to "88" and then back to the default settings. I've tried to change outlets, flipped the breakers many times, and still can't seem to get any setting to actually start the dryer.

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    Same power problems. I unplug the power, it comes up with 88 and none of the controls respond to touch.

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You might have a wiring issue in the dryer or a bad control board.

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A copy:

MODEL DIFFERENCES: • Better models have a digital readout display
• Good models do not have a digital readout display
READING ERROR CODES 1. Position cycle selector knob to the 3 O’clock position.
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3. Immediately after, press and hold the START and Pause Cancel buttons simultaneously for 4 seconds.
4. Rotate the cycle selector knob to the 2 O’clock position.
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and the START indicator light will flash the number of times for the second digit. Take separate counts of each indicator
light, then repeat to confirm in order to be accurate in identifying the proper error code. The code is obtained by counting
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To move on to the next code, press the OPTIONS button. To clear code, press the Select button.
To exit this mode, simultaneously press and hold the Select and Pause Cancel buttons for six seconds.

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