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Three beeps I get three beeps when I attempt to start my dryer. The light inside is burned out (as described by another poster). Is this the problem?

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  • Anonymous Apr 03, 2008

    dryer will not run has power. Get three beeps when start button is pushed. I checked door seems to be properly closed. Tried different cycles but to no avail.

  • Kimberly Molengraaf Mar 22, 2009

    so how do you replace the switch?

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Replace the bulb and door switch.. (cheap)

last would be this 3-beep problem..

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tq3k22cqjR8

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The door is not completly closing. Make sure to push it in hard around the clasp areas. If yours has a light, the light should turn off and on as you open and close the door. It won't matter if the buld is bun't out, but this clasp issue will cause your buld to burn out as it will come on all the time.

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I was getting three beeps and the drum light was contantly on even with the door shut. I pulled out the door switch and pushed the three wires that are plugged into the switch back in tight and everything worked fine.
If your light is on with the door shut it's probaly the same problem or the switch just needs to be rplaced.

Posted on Apr 09, 2008

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