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My General Electric Dryer will nor turn on. Is there some basic trouble shooting I could do?

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Make sure that the house breaker is not tripped for the circuit that the dryer is on. If that is ok, then look for a blown thermal fuse. It is usually located inside the back of the dryer and attached to the exhaust duct. It is about one inch long and can be checked with an ohm meter or multimeter for continuity. If it has none, it is defective and must be replaced. If the fuse is good, I would check continuity on the main dryer power cord. You could also check to see that the outlet the dryer is plugged into is providing the proper amount of voltage. Hope this helped and best wishes.

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