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Samsung Dryer Model # DV448AEP/XAC Dryer will not turn on,

Customer Question

Samsung Dryer Model # *****
Dryer will not turn on, no power.
I checked the breaker at the breaker panel, all good.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  AppTech8579 replied 1 year ago.

The thermal fuse shuts off power to the dryer if the dryer overheats. If the thermal fuse has blown, the dryer will not start.

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Okay
Where is the fuse and how do i test it?
Expert:  AppTech8579 replied 1 year ago.

Watch this video to get to the thermal fuse. Test it for continuity.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Okay
I will do that and let you know if that is the problem.
Expert:  AppTech8579 replied 1 year ago.

okay.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Hi
I replaced the thermal fuse and dryer still does not turn on, no power
Expert:  AppTech8579 replied 1 year ago.

Have you checked that the belt is not broken or damaged?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
The belt is good and the drum turns fine.
Expert:  AppTech8579 replied 1 year ago.

Then this would mean the main control board is faulty and would need to be replaced.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
There is no power, I press power button and nothing, does not turn on
Expert:  AppTech8579 replied 1 year ago.

That would be the main control board. It is what gives power to the unit.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Okay, so main control board is that on the front of the dryer where all the controls are? Do you have a part # ?
Expert:  AppTech8579 replied 1 year ago.

Its on the side of the inside of the unit. Part #DC92-00123A

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Okay thx I will try that and let you know.
What do they cost, maybe time to buy a new dryerūüėď
Expert:  AppTech8579 replied 1 year ago.

Close to $100