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Kenmore elite quiet pak 9 dryer repair

I just hooked up a new pigtail to my dryer. It made a noise and then smelled slightly like burned electrical. I looked at the wiring and I had done it correctly. Then I looked at the plug side and someone had mixed up the neutral and hot wires (red and white)! I switched it to the correct wiring, but now my dryer has no power even though the wire is hot. Did I burn up a board or something?

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it could be your mains filter it is situated next to your motor if that has gone it wont work you can usually get one off another dryer doesnt have to be same make but it has to have same numbering on it but most are the same mate if this does work you might find burnt wiring at the inside front of your machine which leads to your door catch if that wiring is burnt out just replace wiring and it should work fine mate let me know what you find and ill try and suggest what you can do

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Hello mynexthome,
Sounds like you did everything correctly however it is possible the wall receptacle may be miswired. The white wire is the neutral, black and red are the line feeds ( hot ) and green is ground. If you are sure the receptacle is wired correctly and that the power cord is wired as you say it is, then there may be an internal issue with the dryer..or some packing material was not removed and is burning off. ( make sure the drum can spin freely and you aren't smelling a belt burning) The red and black are normally on either side of the neutral but you should match the color code on the terminal block on the dryer. Hope that helps...
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Posted on Jan 03, 2009

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Hi,
Check the connections to make sure that they are tight enough... sounds like a loose connection...

Check the last couple of paragraphs of this tip...it is the same with a dryer...

http://www.fixya.com/support/r4502309-oven_repair_oven_will_not_work_all

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PF - Power Failure - PF error code indicates a power failure during the dryer's cycle. Press and HOLD start to continue the cycle, or press off/pause to clear display.

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