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Kenmore Electric Dryer Model 68731

The dryer will not start. When I set the timer I can hear/feel the timer going but it doesn't turn on. I did one load today - it worked fine and then it just stopped working.

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Re: Kenmore Electric Dryer Model 68731

Does the dryer have a gray back panel if it does then take it off the fuse may be bad its a small 1 in in diamiter white with 2 wires going to it replace it if the dryer has a front bottom panel in front then it is in there fuse is bad that is your problem

Posted on Aug 29, 2007

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