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my dryer won't start when i press and hold the start button. the interior light also stays on, the timer

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Old 09-09-2010, 05:40 PM
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my dryer won't start when i press and hold the start button. the interior light also stays on, the timer light flashes and it gives 3 rapid beeps. could this be a bad door switch? it's an older model but hasn't seen alot of use.


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Old 09-10-2010, 11:30 AM
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my dryer won't start when i press and hold the start button. the interior light also stays on, the timer light flashes and it gives 3 rapid beeps. could this be a bad door switch? it's an older model but hasn't seen alot of use.
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Yes it could be a bad door switch, or a loose wire connection.

It could also be a bad main control board, but let's hope not.

What about the door, does it activate the switch when you close it ?

The easy test is at the main control board on connector P1.

Pin2 (white) and pin 3 (blue).

On the wires in the connector,when you remove the connector from the board, with the door closed your meter should read a closed circuit, open circuit with the door open.

Anything other than that would indicate a bad switch or broken wire.

If you have the proper readings then you've got a bad main control board.

Part number: AP3135340

Part number: AP3135340



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Part number: AP3179731


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Part number: AP3775548


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