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No power dryer was not working although heater unit was, howerver whilst testing that power was getting to all parts of dryer motor, accidentally shorted out machine. Have changed fuse in mains plug but machine is still not on. Where are the fuses that would have been affected by this overall short out?

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Thanks for your email. The problem was fixed, the main power board had been affected. Checked for spares and found they were available on line but the mark up prices independents were charging meant that a new machine was the only option.( It would also take 21 days to deliver) However on contacting Miele direct they were extremely happy to send us the part at half the lowest price that the independent were quoting. Their parts dept also checked that we wre ordering the right part.They were very thorough and patient and confirmed that the powerboard would take only 3 days to send. Thanks

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