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Our Whirlpool Model LEQ9858PWO just stopped working. It sounds like the function timer might be running and the start button has it's first click when pushed. With the dryer door open and holding the door switch held up to represent the door being closed and pushing the start button I still just get a click from it. Can you please help me with this problem. Thanks Dave

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The problem is usually caused by a blown thermal fuse. Disconnect power then access and bypass the thermal fuse on the blower housing. The blower housing is located on the rear left bottom.

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Bypass the thermal fuse by disconnecting the wires and connecting them together. Insulate them properly and plug the dryer back in. The thermal fuse is indeed blown and needs to be replaced if the dryer starts. Do not use the dryer with the thermal fuse bypassed due to fire hazards.

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