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Remove panel that's over the door (screws on top). next, remove control panel by unscrewing usually 1 screw on top of panel. finally, lift panel upward; then pull foward. of course, unplug power cord before disassembly. fuse should be 20amp 3ab20 ceramic snap-in fuse and is located inside up high near cooling fan. fuse can be obtained at radio shack. keep in mind fuses fail for a reason.

Posted on Aug 23, 2010

  • jsaxon663 Aug 25, 2010

    This answer is right on. I was able to remove the panel and get to the fuses. They were both ok but I did find a schematic under the panel which is not correct but does have a troubleshooting flow chart which led me to checking the thermal cut outs (tco). The only one I could get to was ok and can't get to rest without total disassembly and I'm not ready to do that.

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