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Dryer will not turn on

Light in drum comes on, but when you press power pad...nothing... dryer will not come on at all, just the drum light.

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  • jawag Apr 20, 2008

    the electronic pad/ control board does not light at all, is it worth replacing the asm panel? It is quoted at 350.00

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IT COULD BE THE DOOR SWITCH. PRESS THE BUTTON IN WITH YOUR FINGER AND SEE IF THE LIGHT GOES OUT.
DOES THE SWITCH HAVE A POSITIVE CLICK? NO. REPLACE SWITCH. YES, THERE IS PROBABLY A THERMAL FUSE LOCATED SOMEWHERE NEAR THE EXHAUST. IT MIGHT HAVE FAILED. IF SO, THERE MAY BE A PROBLEM WITH OVERHEATING. THE MOTOR COULD ALSO HAVE FAILED. THE PUSH TO START BUTTON COULD ALSO BE DEFECTIVE.

Posted on Apr 08, 2008

  • DAVID LOGAN Apr 22, 2008

    THAT'S A CALL YOU'LL HAVE TO MAKE YOURSELF. IF YOU HAVE BEEN SATISFIED WITH THE DRYER UP TO THIS POINT, AND IT ISN'T TOO OLD, IT MAY BE WORTH IT. IF THERE HAVE BEEN OTHER ISSUES, YOU MAY WANT TO INVEST IN A NEW ONE. THE AVERAGE LIFE OF A DRYER IS 17 YEARS.

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