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I have a kenmore 70 series dryer (electric). It finished a load fine lastnight but will not start again now. I keep seeing postings stating to check the thermal fuse. However, I can't figure out what the thermal fuse is. I have the back of the dryer off and see several wires, but nothing that resembles a fuse. Is there a picture somewhere that I could view?

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