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I have a whirlpool supreme 7 cycle dryer and it just stopped working. The light works but I go to turn it on and it won't turn on. Please help!

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Check the breaker to it, then check the wiring in the back of the dryer. It is possible a wire has burned off the connection. It is 220 volts and the one that is working could be the one that is supplying power to the lights, the other leg is needed to power the drum and heater. You have a thermal fuse in there also that is probably located under the top. You will have to remove the top, 6-8 screws, to get to it. Once you get to it, you try bypassing the thermal fuse and connect the 2 wires and it should come on. If it does, then you can replace it at an applinace store for 15-20 dollars. Try this last after you have checked the other things. This takes the longest. Let me know how this does. Good luck.

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