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Dryer will not turn on. it stays on the sensor light. husband thinks it might be a sensor bulb or something i don't know.

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If the sensor light is illuminated, the motor relay on the control is likely bad or the solder connection to it is burnt. Remove the control and inspect the rear of the control board for signs of damage. The new board is available at www.aplusapplianceparts.com.

Posted on Jan 02, 2011

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