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What does message 'PF' signify after dryer stops in mid-cycle? Started a small load to dry, and after about 5 minutes, dryer stopped and message PF appeared in digital readout in the estimated time window

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  • TomZS May 11, 2010

    it means Power failure restart it and as long as it runs through Ok you are fine could have been a flicker in power,It's an electronic control if the voltage dips below 108 volts it resets and gives you a PF code.

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This error code indicates "power failure" was detected. This could be caused by a bad/loose connection at either the logic board, the relay board, or at one of the three main power connection terminals on the back of the dryer. The logic board is located inside the control panel. The relay board is located in the base of the dryer. You can unplug and reseat electrical connections at these locations and check the main power cord hook-up at the terminal block. Also check the thermal fuse and test it for continuity. A lack of continuity means a faulty fuse. Hope this helped and best wishes.

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