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Dryer stopped working/appears to have no power, circut breaker not tripped...could a very small object (wire earing) that was caught in door mess with the door sencor (object has been removed-still no

The dryer worked, never any problems, up to this last load but now not power... light is off inside, no breakers stipped can you help?

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  • tnixon62 May 20, 2009

    Yeah, well did that multiple times to no avale before asking. Anyone have any suggestions for possible causes or fixes? Thanks honeymokey for the attempt.

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Push the breaker down to off and reset.

Posted on May 20, 2009

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    honeymokey May 20, 2009

    Get a voltage tester and check the voltage from outlet . Then follow the wires to the back and check there. This unit may have a fuse, but I will need a model number.

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