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Duet Dryer My dryer will not shut off. The Control panel will not respond to the buttons to pause or cancel the operation. The Only way to shut the dryer off is to open the door. When I opened the unit up I did find a quarter had hit the thermal fuse and created an arc. I replaced the thermal fuse hoping this would solve my problems but it did not. Do you think this could be the whole control panel is burned out. The unit also will not heat at all at this point but I am not sure if this is a primary problem or a secondary problem due to the control panel. Please help!!

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Turn dial to Heavy Duty than hold pause/cancel for 3or 4 seconds.

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