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No, the breaker did not trip and Yes, the 240 is present at the outlet and the plug did not pull out.

I saw something said about a thermal switch. Is it located at the top side of the service panel (accessible from top)? If so, what should this component read when using an ohm meter? Thanks in advance!


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Well you need to get the lint ball out of the filter housing blower area. So you have to get the front off. To get to that limit you will also need to pop the top. The limit is in the rear on the right hand side of the heat element.It is mounted to the side of the heater chamber with a clip and the same long screw which holds down the heater element. The limit has to have continuity or the dryer will not run.The kit comes with 2 small limits(color coded) one is set for 250 for gas heat and the other is set for 300 electric heatMY 1999 MAYTAG PERFORMA ELECTRIC DRYER STOPPED RUN - 6b63b8f.jpg
This blower wheel will strip out and cause the fuse to blow also. The cust will tell you it takes long periods of time for the clothes to get dry.MY 1999 MAYTAG PERFORMA ELECTRIC DRYER STOPPED RUN - 7b85ea0.jpgo the dryer you start here:

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