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Automatic dish Dryer will not shut off, cooked some plastic dishes

The only way to shut off the machine is to turn off the breaker, otherwise the dryer keeps running, even with the door open! HELP!

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Re: Automatic dish Dryer will not shut off, cooked some...

My best advice at this time is do not turn the breaker back on this unit i have been looking at the wiring on this unit and what your saying is happing should in no way be happing i really need your serial to see if its one of the units affected by the recall

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