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Dryer interior light and motor will not turn on

I have a Kenmore 80 series dryer that suddenly stopped working the other night. Also the interior light does not come on when the door is opened.
I checked to make sure it is plugged in and I also reset the circuit breaker.
It just wont run anymore when any cycle is selected.

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Plug something else into the wall outlet to make sure you're getting power there and try changing the bulb.if there is power check the door switch,move the paddle in and out and you should hear a clicking sound,if you don't change out the door switch,also check the back of the dryer at the block where the power cord connects to the dryer and make sure you have power there.also is there a gfi plug anywhere near the dryer that might have to be reset,i've seen this,also i've come across whoever wired the outlet switched the hot wire and the neutral around so when the machine is plugged in the wiring isn't correct

Posted on Feb 06, 2010

  • Sal DeAngelo Feb 06, 2010

    what did you find?

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