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Dryer suddenly stopped working and won't start again!

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First check that u have power going into the machine from the cord. Next would require you to be able to use a multimeter so that u can test the run fuse and the hi and low fuse also make sure that the door switch is functioning properly if the door switch is broken the machine will not turn on on most whirlpools the run switch is located behind the back panel it is a small reqtangluar fuse located above the blower u can remove the fuse with a 1/4" socket if u wish to test to see if the fuse is fuctioning simply connect ur multimeter to both sides and measure continuity between the two sides if there is no continuity this is your problem these fuses are notorious for breaking when there is a back up of lint in your vent hose so also make sure u dont have an obsruction inthe dyer vent hose hope this helps

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Hi,
On many dryers, there's a thermal fuse (a heat-sensitive fuse that blows if the dryer overheats) mounted to the exhaust duct inside the back cover panel. The fuse is about an inch long. It's usually embedded in black resin and mounted in a white plastic housing.

If the fuse has blown, it has no continuity. When this happens, your dryer either just stops heating, or it doesn't work at all. Be sure to inspect the venting/heating system before replacing the fuse to put the dryer back into operation. (You can't re-set this type of fuse.)



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