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Dryer stopped working

Today our dryer stopped working! You can still hear the timer ticking, but the dryer doesnt turn on?

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  • first step, turn your circuit breaker off then back on.
  •  it is common for 220v appliances to trip only one side of the dual breaker resulting in a non-working machine that still seems to have power.
  • another symptom of this would be running with no heat.
if this does not solve your problem, don't give up. there is a couple other things it could be (E.g. door switch). just let me know

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