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Our dryer just stopped in the middle of a load and won't start up again at all

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I would check for a burned thermal fuse. The thermal fuse is located just inside the rear of the dryer and is usually mounted on the exhaust duct. It is about one inch long. It can be checked with a multimeter or ohm meter for continuity. If it has no continuity, it is bad and will have to be replaced. Hope this helped and best wishes.

Posted on Aug 01, 2009

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    Bruce Canfield Aug 01, 2009

    Sorry. First make sure that the house breaker for the circuit the dryer is on is not tripped, before you tear into the machine to check the thermal fuse.

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