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All dryers have one or 2 safety devices mostly near the vent pipe. They are rated for 350f and are tied into the motor circuit so if a dryer overheats (unless it is gas) it won't run. The dryer posted looks like an electrolux and the fuse on it mounts in the upper right hand corner. My repair page on electrolux at the base of my blog https://sites.google.com/site/sublimeappliancerepair/washer-will-not-spin/agitator-woes/dryer-will-not-work

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