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Dryer quit working

My dryer stopped working, had a load in it and went to check to see if clothes were dry. They were damp, turned on dryer and it did not start. First thing I checked was the circuit breaker, turned off and then on, nothing. I have a Magic Chef dryer, model #YE226LVC it is over 10 yrs old and never had a problem with it until now. Someone said it could be the thermal fuse where do I find that and how do I know it's blown. Also the door switch how do I access that and how do I know it's faulty? Hopefully it is an easy fix as I have to do it myself. Thank you.

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I have a Magic Chef Clothes dryer. Model #YE224LV. Was drying clothes, went back to ckeck and dryer wasn't running. Push botton and nothing. Check circuit breaker everything ok. What do I need to check and how. Just won't start.
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