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A repairman has replaced all the parts on my dryer and it still does not work. I'm getting 110 to each side of my outlet any suggestions?

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Have you checked the internal terminal block(inside the unit where power enters) they burn off due to hi current draw, then ALL the neutral power connections in the unit and ALL thermal switches and the cycling heat switch, then it could possibly be your control panel

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