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Dryer will not start

Dryer has been working good. It has finished a load of clothes and I started a new load and the machine does not start, like no power. I checked the power box fuse and all seemed to be OK. Pushing all the buttons on the dryer made no difference,and was sure the door was closed. I sure would appreciate any help. Slats

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Re: dryer will not start

Slats, electric dryer, you want to check the thermal fuse first. Remove the lower panel on the dryer, push in on the two clips each side and it will pull off. Remove the vent screen on the inside. Remove the quarter inch screws holding the blower wheel cover on. To the right of the blower wheel on the housing you will see a white fuse top side. Two wires going to it. You can ohm it out or jump it temp. to see if the dryer starts. Also make sure the door switch is operating. Check the attachment. back

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