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Whirlpool Dryer model LGR 7646EQ3 will not turn on. Power is live.

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Check the door switch

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WHAT IS WRONG WITH YOUR DRYER?

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Warning! To avoid personal injury or even death, always disconnect your appliance from its power source--that is, unplug it or break the connection at the circuit breaker or fuse box--before you do any troubleshooting or repair work on your appliance. Also, because some components may have sharp edges, use caution while working on your appliance.

Gas dryers aren't very complicated. Here are some common symptoms you may experience with your dryer.

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My clothes are marked or torn
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