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Thin twin washer & dryer LT5000XS

The problem is that the dryer does not work at all. It has power and the door switch is fine. The blower duct was completely filled with lint but I cleaned it. There looks to be a sensor on the duct along with one on the heating element duct. Everything else looks to be okay but nothing happens when I try and start the dryer.

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  • Anonymous Dec 13, 2007

    thin twin dryer worked fine yesterday, today, it does not work - the start button won't start the dryer, even though it has not run all day.

  • cmanmcmack Dec 28, 2007

    My dryer just stopped working. everything seems to be fine, eccpt the dryer does not work!!



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The lint obstruction possibly caused the high limit thermo to fail. It is designed to prevent the machine from running if it gets too hot. It should be the one at the top of the drier stack. the one on the element needs to be checked for proper operation as well. this can be done with a multimeter. Be sure to unplug your machine before checking as there will be power at the connection points.

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