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Kenmore gas dryer won't start.

Pressing the start button does nothing. No clicking, nothing. I checked the voltage as it comes into the back of the dryer and it's fine, so no tripped breaker, and no bad wall outlet. The switch to the door seems to toggle properly, and the start button makes contact, but there's no arching that can be seen through the clear sides of the start button switch. I believe there is no electricity getting to the start button. Could this be a case of a bad thermal fuse? It's a kenmore model 110-87872800.

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Hi!!1 You have a shorted thermal fuze on the dryer..The thermal fuze is located in the back of the dryer its white and oval with 2 wire leads..replace it and you should be fine..good luck..

Posted on Jan 04, 2009

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