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Maytag dryer won't start

Have a model pyet244ayw dryer. getting 240 v to unit but it does nothing.also, where is the thermal fuse located?

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Thermal fuse is the white platic fuse mounted to the exhaust about 6'' from the blower
easy to get to with a snub 1/4 '' drive

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