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Hi, my front load has stopped working. i removed the top and exposed the control board, their is a clicking from what seems to be a open n/close switch. but i ordered a new board and that was not it, any sugestions.???

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Remove the back from your dryer and locate your thermal fuse (a football shaped white thing) mounted to the blower housing (below the lint screen and to the left of where your vent connects).
With the dryer un-plugged disconnect the wires to this device and connect the ends of the two wires together and make sure they are not touching any thing metal, plug the dryer in and try it again.
Chances are this is your culprit. Part number is 3390719
DO NOT leave it by-passed as it is a safety feature.
DO check your vent for restrictions that may have caused this to blow.
DO Let me know if this does not solve the issue or you have any other questions!

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