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Electricity i have 120 volts going to outlest and when I plug something in, the light over bench gets brighter, and whatever I plug into them does not run at speed.

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You should have a qulifed electrician check it out. Sounds like you may have a ground fault. An electronics store may have a simple plug in diagnostic device, which may give you a clear answer, or just a clue as to th real issue..

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check the door switch. it should click when you operate it with your finger. that is a common and easy fix. good luck

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SOURCE: 3 wire plug Maytag dryer, but a 2 wire prung outlet@120 volts.

your dryer can be wired to run on 120 / i would not do / very costley to run . . this is some times done for display on the sales floor . best is to get gas dryer or have 220 wired to dryer .. if in home . **** ..

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SOURCE: Whirlpool gas dryer: 120 volt plugged

it is possible. But first check the pcb fuse or board and even the transformer for the pcb board if theres a burn out replaced it. 2nd you check the motor if theres a resistance or no continuity or grounded. then replace it .

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