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The fuse is located on the heater element which is bolted to the back wall behind the drum.
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Posted on Dec 02, 2012

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SOURCE: unit won't start when start button is pressed.

507
is the thermal limit if open due to lint or other problems the dryer will not run.
8_17_2011_8_00_15_pm.jpg
Of course it could very well be a broken door switch.
I recently worked on a Hotpoint dryer that was eating up clothing.
I took some photos. Hotpoint dryer revamp

Posted on Aug 17, 2011

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SOURCE: GE Dryer GFDN110ELWW hums loudly and won't start

The start capacitor is built into the motor and you will need to replace the motor. Here is the motor if you should need it.

Posted on Nov 24, 2012

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