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Dryer won't come on. it is plugged in and the outlet and breaker checked out ok.

Our dryer stopped running in the middle of a cycle. It won't restart and the light inside does not come on. I checked the outlet and breaker box and both are ok. I also checked the power cord where it connects to the dryer and all connections were tight and looke ok. The dryer still won't come on.

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  • fatzsbbq May 24, 2009

    I have the same problem. I am getting power to the junction at the dryer, and to the timer controls.

  • tomaunc1 May 24, 2009

    My dryer is electric and the power is going to the dryer if the cord is good, my son checked it with his meter at the plug in the wall. The dryer was bought new in 2002. I checked the back panel where the cord enters and the three wires from the cord to the dyrer looked good and were all screwed on tight.

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I was able to jump the thermal fuse and it worked. Going to buy a new fuse today and get back to laundry...lol. Check out this link. This is where I found some help, photos and all.

http://www.applianceblog.com/mainforums/showthread.php?t=14565

Posted on May 25, 2009

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Are you getting voltage when you say you checked outlet? is it a gas or electric dryer? should have 220 or so at dryer for electric and 120 for gas. if voltage ok, trace it through to fuse most likely. no light in dryer means no voltage...

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