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My Maytag dryer won't start when I hit the start button

JUst wouldn't start one day after doing one load successfully. I've read some issues on this site. My belt is intact and my ventilation definitely isn't clogged, so how would my thermal fuse have blown? Is there another way the thermal fuse can blow? I haven't had a chance to test it yet b/c I have to buy a meter! Dryer stopped working. Light is still on, however, I checked the power cord attachment to dryer, and one connection appears to be burned out. How do I replace this and should I check the Thermal Fuse?

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It sounds like that you have found the problem yourself. Remove the power cord and replace the terminal ends, or replace the entire cord.

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