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Electric Dryer - Not Operating - No Power

Possible Solutions

Was the power supply cord installed correctly?

Electric dryers require 240-volt power supply. Check with a qualified electrician.

The power supply cord may be incorrectly installed. If the power cord is incorrectly installed, the dryer may not start or heat. Review the Installation Instructions or Video below to check that the power supply cord is properly installed.  Also, ensure the terminal screws are tight at the dryer, unplug the dryer before checking terminal screws. 

CLICK HERE to watch a video on installing a 3 wire power cord

CLICK HERE to watch a video on installing a 4 wire power cord

Has a household fuse blown or circuit breaker tripped?

Electric dryer use 2 household fuses or circuit breakers. Make sure both fuses are intact and tight, or that both circuit breakers have not tripped. You can test the breaker by turning the breaker off and then back on. Replace the fuse(s) or reset the circuit breaker(s). If the problem continues, call an electrician.

Gas dryers use 1 household fuse or circuit breakers. Make sure it is intact and tight, you can test the breaker by turning the circuit breaker off and then back on. Replace the fuse(s) or reset the circuit breaker(s). If the problem continues, call an electrician.

Is the Controls Locked Status Light On (some models)?

If the Controls Locked status light is on, depending on your model press and hold the Cycle Signal or Steam Refresh button for three seconds. This will turn off the Controls Locked feature.

If the control is locked, the entire control panel is inoperable. On most models, if the control is locked, there will be a small "lock" or button that is illuminated. 

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