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I have a kenmore dryer and it has recently stopped working.  After one load of clothes was finished drying and upon putting the second load in - I turned the timer, pressed start and nothing happened.  The light inside the dryer is working. 


Any suggestion of possible location of problem.



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Check your door switch first. You should hear a click when you push it in and light should turn off.. If it clicks it is probably ok. If you need to know how to replace it or if it is ok, please reply back with model number so I can give you more detailed directions in troubleshooting.

Posted on Oct 12, 2007

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    Michael Lindley Oct 15, 2007

    Just wanted to follow up on your dryer problem and see what you found out.


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    Michael Lindley Oct 17, 2007

    Just wanted to follow up on your dryer and see what you found out.




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