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Cabrio Dryer keeps blowing Air Flow fuse?

My Cabrio Dryer is 4 months old. Last week I turned it on, the lights came on, but when I pushed the start button nothing happened. Called for repairman, he came out and replaced some sort of fuse in the back that he says will short out if there is a problem with the Air Flow. So, he replaced the fuse, and I had a company come out and clean my dryer vent. 5 loads of laundry later, the fuse has blown again. Could there be something wrong with the thermostat or something else internal, or did the vent cleaner do a crappy job? Does anyone know where this fuse is, and can my husband replace it?

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Hello, yes it is possible that the thermal fuse has gone again. Before attempting any repair yourself please unplug the dryer. The thermal fuse is located in the rear of the dryer the service panel would have to be removed. it is on the hot air duct has 2 wires going to it white in colour about 1 1\2 ' s long and 1\4 " wide. Also locate wear the vent is outside and make sure you have good air flow. good luck

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