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Kenmore 80 series electric dryer will not start even though the door switch switch appears functional and power is getting to the timer.

Kenmore 80 series electric dryer will not start. The start switch causes the timer (relay?)click, but the motor does not start. The door switch appears to be functional

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    Ken more dryer model11067902791 90 series want come on when I press the start button the timer make a clicking noise when I press the start buttom

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Easy fix. I had the same problem on mine. You need access to the back. Remove back cover. Look at bottom left, you will see two blue wires going to a white plastic item next to one of the thermal sensors. This white plastic piece is a fuse, or fusible link if you like. I'm not sure what the rating is, but you can take the old one to a parts store. They can match it. Now, why did it blow? Well, if the dryer is old, it could be just worn out. But more than likely, one of your 230 volt lines has degraded due to a bad connection, thus drawing more amps, thus blowing the fuse. Look at where the power cord comes in at. Is there any discoloration or oxidation at the terminals? If so, replace the power cord at this time, and try to clean up the terminals as best you can. Also, at this time, you probably better take a look at the lint collector duct running along the left side down the back. It's probably so clogged with lint that your dryer does't dry as fast anymore, and air flow from the exhaust is restricted. Take the duct off and clean it out, or blow it out with compressed air. You should be up and running now. Have fun...

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My dryer was acting up and stopped working. replaced heating element and a puople of fuesess. that putts my dryer from flopp to top.

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