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Dryer turned itself on and "Jeans" light is on with 54 minutes. We have tried to clear by doing the following: pushing stop then clear, unplugging, letting it run down to 0, selecting another drying program and letting it run, leaving it unplugged for several days. After each attempt, the machine always reverts back to "Jeans" with 54 minutes.

We live in Ontario and haven't had problem with moisture. Unit is in the basement beside washer. Both machines are on a separate circuit.

Dishwasher 14 months old with no extended warranty. Circuit board covered for 24 months in total, but rest of machine is out of warranty.

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Sorry it took so long to get back to you...I don't think your problem is assocaited with any electrical distribution problem. I believe the operator interface (operator console) has either got a stuck button, or the interface itself is defective. This does not require replacement of the entire front panel - only the circuit card BEHIND the front panel. I would pursue your warranty and have it honored. If it is still in warranty (as far as the electronics is concerned) then this repair should be covered.

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