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May tag epic z electric dryer shuts off after 10 seconds

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May tag epic z electric dryer shuts off after 10 seconds
Restart it shuts down after 5 seconds
Gave 1 code of PF once
Continuity in Thermistor and Thermostat
Have cleaned line and inside of lint
JA: What's the make and model of your dryer? And can you guesstimate how old it is?
Customer: No idea of age
Model # MEDZ600TW2
Motor turns freely but drum has some drag
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: You bet
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: I've taken apart and have access both ends
Replaced heating element 7 months ago
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Appliance
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Couple of times would not restart and no display
I turned the drum and held down power button and display came on and restarted
Expert:  Joel Swenson replied 1 year ago.

Hello, I'm Joel and will be glad to help you today.

PF flashes to indicate that a power failure occurred while the dryer was running. So its possible that you have an issue with the wiring to the dryer dropping voltage. Test the the voltage at the dryer plug where it mounts the dryer terminals and make sure you have 110/115 on each leg and 220/240 total if not that is the issue not the dryer. However if you do have voltage I would pull the top off and check the wiring from the terminal block to the main board for loose or burnt wiring. If all that looks good then put the unit in diagnostic mode and see if any other error codes have been stored in the computer. Give me a moment and I will send the instructions for doing that.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Ran a diagnostic
No other codes just PF code once
Expert:  Joel Swenson replied 1 year ago.

and just to let you know normally when I come across that model dryer having multiple PF failures and the wiring is good then the main board is usually shot.

Here is the tech data sheet for that model the link is below. click here to download

If you have already ran the diagnostics and everything checks out check the voltage as I said before and if that is good then you have main board failure. Give me a moment and I will find you the replacement board.

Expert:  Joel Swenson replied 1 year ago.

Dryer Electronic Control Board

Part #: WPW10111606 - click here


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Expert:  Joel Swenson replied 1 year ago.

Hi there,
I was just getting back with you, I see the question is still open and un-rated and I have not heard back from you is there something else I can help you with?