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Old 10-17-2012, 10:31 PM   #16
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You would have saved a bunch if you asked us here before you called the tech. Dryers aren't that hard to troubleshoot and every part is available online.

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WOW. I LOVE this forum/site. Thank you for the postings!
The technician did not show up and said he needs to order the part--and will call me tomorrow. There is a 10-day warranty on the service call. (Now I wish I did the work on the dryer myself but I already spent some money).
BTW: He said since I did not get an electrician, he will charge me extra if the problem is not the dryer! I said--Sure!
I will keep you posted.
I don't understand what a warranty on a service call is or why one would cost more if the problem is elsewhere.
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Maybe you should just cancel the service call and fix it yourself. By the time you get through paying the "expert" you could have bought a new dryer. Other than forums there are a ton of on-line help sites that address your problem specifically.
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WOW. I LOVE this forum/site. Thank you for the postings!
The technician did not show up and said he needs to order the part--and will call me tomorrow. There is a 10-day warranty on the service call. (Now I wish I did the work on the dryer myself but I already spent some money).
BTW: He said since I did not get an electrician, he will charge me extra if the problem is not the dryer! I said--Sure!
I will keep you posted.
My dryer is finally fixed. The tech retested the receptacle and cord--he agreed the electrical voltage is okay. (When i tested the voltage inside yesterday it's okay but when he did the test again today it failed). He then opened the (covered) terminal block which connect the cord to the dryer and found some partial burnt terminal connections. Mystery solved. Thank you all. Saved me money--paying for an electrician. And yes, I could have saved more if continued to look for the problem with the dryer myself!
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Glad you got it fixed.....just come here FIRST with the next problem.
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Well, at least he can't charge you extra now!

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