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Dryer will not start. Checked outlet and fuses power to dryer but not start up. Opened up back panel no loose wires. Cleaned up any loose lint. Tried turing all knobs but dryer will not start.

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  • jorge9053 May 06, 2010

    The make Model # Whirpool LER 8648PG0.
    I can use a multimeter.
    I do not see any fuses.

  • jorge9053 May 06, 2010

    I can use a multimeter.

    I see no fuses.

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    Mod # LER 8648PG0

  • jorge9053 May 06, 2010

    There seems to be continuity between fuses. Checked both fuses.

    What are my next steps.

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Did you just finish a big load?
There are some fuses on the dryer itself.
Are you handy with a multimeter?
What is the make/model # of the unit please?

Thanks!

Posted on May 06, 2010

  • blueextc3221
    blueextc3221 May 06, 2010

    CLICK HERE to see both.



    One (thermal fuse) is located on the blower housing cover

    #7 in THIS DIAGRAM





    and one (high limit cutoff) is located at #9 in the same diagram. better seen HERE



    Check for continuity on both.

    Access should be from a removeable panel on the rear of the unit.



    Thanks!!

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