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We have a Kenmore 110.96250100 electric dryer. The unit does not run at all. The dryer is receiving power, both circuits. I have checked the door switch, timer, start switch and overheat thermostat with my multimeter. Where can I go from here?

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If power is going to motor,the motor is bad,read the dryer out where the plug connects to dryer,make sure you have 240 volts there,just had one with no heat,guy had the fuses that look like a shotgun shell,the 30 amp fuse.it was bad,also when you read out the thermal fuse did you remove one of the wires from it,if you didn't it will show closed and it could be open,is the motor humming when you start it,could have something stuck in the blower wheel behind the duct that the lint filter slides into or like i said could be a bad motor,let me know what you find

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