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My kenmore dryer has stop working it made a little noise then cut off i think it the fuse . but trying to locate it.

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The fuse mounts on the backside on the blower housing. A small white part with one screw holding it on the blower. 2 small wire connect to it.my kenmore dryer has stop - fb7d0ce.jpg

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