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Light is on when I open door, but dryer doesn't run

The light is on , but the dryer doesn't run, the timer doesn't move either, I initially thought it was a worn out timer and replaced it. didn't make a bit of difference. I have also reset the breaker in the breaker box for the house just in case that was the problem and would be a very easy fix, still not any better. please help. I have a Kenmore Dryer, model# 110.64642400 ,

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Sounds like a bad thermal fuse ( a small white plastic piece located on the blower box with 2 wires connected to it ) .

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