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LG DLG5988W When I push the "power" button, the check filter lite is flashing. The filter is clean and I even vacuumed down below the filter.The dryer turns on and I can select a mode,eg. "normal" but when I push "start" nothing happens. Is there another filter or area that needs to be cleaned? Is there a way to reset the dryer?

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  • dave59 Mar 17, 2008

    Where would I find the door interlocks and connections? appliance/schematic diagram would help.

  • dave59 Mar 18, 2008

    Still waiting for a reply...Where and how do I access the door interlocks?


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Try taping the power button down. I have the same problem, and it is caused by the power button tripping and turning the dryer off and on.

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Check your door interlocks and connections

Posted on Mar 15, 2008

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    Patrick Michaels Mar 15, 2008

    the dryer will not go on, IF the sensor for the door indicates it's still open


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I have the same problem. The dryer was working fine. Now, when I start the dryer it flashes "clean filter" . I'vecleaned out the lint screen, washed it and even vacuumed inside the lint area, wiped down the door and I even checked the vent on the back and outside. Still nothing. Help!

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