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I have van LG Dryer and the dryer will not turn on. I've checked

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I have van LG Dryer and the dryer will not turn on. I've checked the breakers and wondering if the Dryer has a "reset button " somewhere?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  AppTech8579 replied 2 years ago.
Please post model number.
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

MDL. # *****

Expert:  AppTech8579 replied 2 years ago.
SO no lights at all on it?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

No Jaime no lights go on. My mbl. Number is ***** 606- 4484 if its faster to discuss

Expert:  AppTech8579 replied 2 years ago.
I dont have access to a phone right now. Do you have a multimeter?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

What do I do Jamie?????

Expert:  AppTech8579 replied 2 years ago.
If you have a multimeter, need you to test some parts.
Expert:  AppTech8579 replied 2 years ago.
Watch this video to get to the thermal fuse and test it. Watch this video to know how to test it.
Expert:  AppTech8579 replied 2 years ago.
Don't open a new question as it will charge you again.
Expert:  AppTech8579 replied 2 years ago.
Let me know when you test the fuse.
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

Hi Jamie,

I watched the video and this isnt my dryer.

Customer: replied 2 years ago.

I DONT HAVE A "mULTIMETER SORRY

Expert:  AppTech8579 replied 2 years ago.
With what you have described, the control board is faulty and needs replaced.
Expert:  AppTech8579 replied 2 years ago.
Did you send another reply after I told you to replace the control board?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Relist: Answer quality.
Expert:  Kelly replied 2 years ago.
Thanks for counting on us to help with your appliance problem. My name is ***** ***** I look forward to helping you! There is no reset on that machine. If it is totally dead, you likely have a faulty control. The control is pictured and available below.

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Control <----- CLICK HERE FOR THE CORRECT PART FOR YOUR MODEL

The service manual for that machine is available below.

CLICK HERE

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Customer: replied 2 years ago.

Jaime,


I have discovered that the circuit breaker on the main house elec. Panel is defective which is why that 220v outlet doesn't have power to it. It's not a defective "control circuit board " at this point I will replace the breaker then try my dryer again. I tripped the breaker then the dryer worked for a few seconds and tripped again . So there's a short in the breaker or the dryer one or the other. I'll replace the breaker and report back Jamie2013. Thanks for your help.

Expert:  Kelly replied 2 years ago.
Your initial post stated that the breakers had been checked, so that is what led to the faulty control diagnosis. It is very important that we have accurate information to make an accurate diagnosis. Please let me know if you have trouble after the breaker has been replaced.
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

I need to replace the Pnl Circuit breaker (220v ) that goes to the dryer then I'll get back to you .

Expert:  Kelly replied 2 years ago.
You bet, thank you.