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Gas dryer has power but won't turn on

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    lojacksdad May 11, 2010

    check the door switch

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Reset the limit switch located near the burner box. It is a Small disk with 2 wires terminating to it. It should have a small button in the middle that you will need to press firmly. If the reset doesn't work, try bypassing the limit to see if it is bad.

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