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Maytag Atlantis Electric Dryer

My Maytag dryer is 2 1/2 years old. It won't turn on. Everything else works (light, timer) It happened all of a sudden. Any ideas?

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Re: Maytag Atlantis Electric Dryer

Fly, sounds like you blew the thermal fuse. This is located on the front blower. You will need to remove door by removing the two screws and lifting up on the hinge. Remove the 2 spacers on the other side of the door. Now the panel will pull out and the blower will be exposed. The fuse will look like the one on the right of the attached back.

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