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Hi just removed my dryer to clean, and had to pull out the dryer a little to pull plug. I then heard a spark tried to start dryer again and nothing on the display panel?

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Musta flipped the breaker check the power is what i would do and find the short check the prongs of the power cord unplugged against the frame of the dryer. if get a reading check heating element dryers only require 120 volts to run but need 240 for heat if it uses electric elements. Me doing various checks on dryer

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