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Dryer died dryer said pf and sounded like it wanted to start when I pushed the button, but now now lights will come on and it acts like it is not plugged in at all. I tried pushing all the buttons like other peolpe have done and nothing worked. I am going to try taking it apart and drying the sensors and see if that helps. But if you can let me know something that might work better please let me know.

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  • kiatt28 Aug 14, 2008

    I am not sure where to post this at but I changed the power cord and now the dryer works

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Hi! kiatt28
According to the manufacture (Whirlpool manufactures this model for Kenmore) PF is Power Failure, they do not recommended replacing the control. Have an electrician check the wall receptacle or breaker panel. I suspect you have a loose connection, sometimes it is just time to replace the receptacle.
InMrFixIt

Posted on Aug 12, 2008

  • Rian Peters
    Rian Peters Aug 16, 2008

    Maybe Whirlpool has a bad batch of power cords. Sounds like Whirlpool should warranty the power cord. What is the Model number and serial number of your unit?
    InMrFixIt


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