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DEGX1 Drum not working

I tried drying a pilliow last night and I hopped in the shower, when I got out to check if the pillow was dry, i opened the lid and the silver barrel was closed all the way around. I held down the tab and got it open, but now nothing works! PLEASE HELP! when door is shut and power button pushed and start is pushed,
The dry progress lights flashes and goes to last light and stops having a steady blue light. That is all that it will do. Help

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  • item Feb 07, 2008

    Unplugging did not help. Next step, please.

  • item Feb 08, 2008

    Coil is not broken. The thermostats all show continuity. 220v has been tested as well. As I mentioned, the unit does not tumble or do anything except "The dry progress lights flashes and goes to last light and stops having a steady blue light. That is all that it will do."

  • item Feb 10, 2008

    This has not been any help. Most anybody would check the cord and if it has power. I need to find the problen> AS I stated in the beginning, when I turn the dryer on and push power then push sdtart. The lights on the progress board flash to the end and then the end light is blue and the machine stops doing anything. The inter door does not close. I need a real expert. Thanks SAM

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Hi,

the first thing is try unplugging the unit for 60 sec.
otherwise i suggest getting a sevicer. as these machines are easy to work on only if you are familiar with them.

If u still wan't to take a risk then check the following:

If this doesn't work thenTo determine if the element is bad, you will need to take the unit apart and get to the element. The wire heat coil must be physically broken to cause no heat. If it is not broken, then you will need to check each thermostat for continuity, if you do not have a meter, you could always jump each thermostat out one by one to see which one is causing no heat. Always have the dryer unplugged when working on it. Replug only to test. I would still have my 220 volt supply checked before taking anything apart, the dryer can run and tumble, but not heat on 110 volts.

You need to replace your cord cap and maybe the wall outlet too. The situation you described would not be letting 240 volts to the machine, and therefore, it would not work.

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  • Priya darshan Feb 07, 2008

    I have already given you what the next step is but i don't want you to take a risk since it can be dangerous and i strongly recommend you to call a technician and get it repaired..

    It is not a home remedy to further fix it..

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Try to unplug unit 1st 5 min then back in see if u get reseted if not let me know will go to next step

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