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* Check your warranty. call for service
*** there are HIGH voltages in a dryer that can Kill! ***
* Contact;
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* Disconnect dryer from power outlet (it's the really big plug)
* how to check dryer (detailed);
* Lots of things can cause the dryer not heating:
* Check power at dryer outlet (220 or 240 Volts AC)
* Check High limits (thermal fuse). Check and replace.
* Check the heater element for continuity.
* Check timer.
* Digital driers have a CPU controller and may have a hardware problem and/or bad programing. This may be caused by a surge or lighting strike. Either way, you will need a MFR qualified tech to check as these newer units are all digital. Some (if you have the wireless option) can be checked by calling the MFR help line. They can check it by internet remote link.
* Older dryers with a selector switch (the knob) gets used and abused. Check rotary switch (they burn out all the time as it has the heater and motor load on the same contact) If it's burnt then change it as it may cause a fire.)
* Look for signs of burning; wires, melted parts, missing or loose parts especially electrical connections.
* vacuum out lint and check all spade (push on connectors) for rusty or burnt connections (caused by high amperage loading from motor and heater load.)
* Final; Again, be safe and call for service. Many of these washer and dryers come with very long warranty (5-10 years) Why fool around with something that is already covered?
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I changed one some time ago and had to loosen the drum and tip it so I could put the belt on then had to put everything back again. Have fun but you can do it.

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The wheels that the drum rolls on are in need of replacement. They get worn after a while. Try SEARS PARTS DIRECT COM. You will find what you seek. Good Luck Friend.

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The control may have become defective.

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first unplug or shut off the breaker to it for 5 min to see if it resets to factory mode.

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Based on symptom and details, the control has detected a component failure. Since your model does not have digital display window in order to display a fault code, it will flash the four indicator lights of

Drying, Cool Down, Wrinkle Rid (Press Saver), and Clean Lint Filter will flash the number of times for the first digit of the code and the START indicator light will flash the number of times for the second digit.

Take separate counts of each indicator light, then repeat to confirm in order to be accurate in identifying the proper error code. The code is obtained by counting the number of times the lights flash. Example E24: The four indicator lights would flash twice indicating the 2 and the START indicator light will flash four times indicating the 4. The four indicator lights and the START indicator light

start flashing at the same time. The control will pause for 2 seconds, then repeat the code.

The failure is likely because of a faulty thermistor or because the heater is not working. It could have a broken heating element or a burnt wire connection at the control board. I would begin by accessing the thermistor and disconnecting it. The thermistor can be tested with an Ohm meter. The thermistor should measure approximately 50,000/5K Ohms at room temperature.

The heating element is located behind the drum and it can be disconnected and tested for continuity with an Ohm meter.

NOTE: Disconnect the dryer from the power supply before servicing.

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yes,unplug it,get a putty knife and slide it under the top control panel on each corner,there's two clips one on each side,then when you free up the control panel there's 3 1/4 inch screws,remove them and slide the top panel forwards,there's 2 phillips screws that hold the door switch in place,get a thin tip screw driver,slide it into the plastic wire connector to separate the switch from the harness.i'm pretty sure this is how you get the top off.go here,open top and console and you'll see the clips on the top panel,then go to cabinet parts and the door switch is the common one it's number 41 on the look up part WP3406107 hope this helps you out,

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