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I have a Kenmore electric dryer 110.64952300 that will not turn on. The light on the inside is lit up when the door opens, however when the start button is pressed, nothing happens. I can hear a faint clicking noise when I do press the button.

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Thanks for using FixYa. It seems to be the issue with the Thermal Fuse going bad and needs to be replaced. It is mounted to the exhaust duct inside the back cover panel. Also, often a dryer heating element burns out, but doesn't trip the circuit breaker or blow a fuse. The heating element is simply a long coil of special wire. You can check it for continuity with an ohm meter. No continuity means the element is bad and you need to replace it. Please do accept the solution if the issue is resolved or post a comment for further assistance.


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