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Dryer was running I opened the door took clothes out shut the door but not all the way just till it was in the full up position. Then went back later and put some clothes in and hit the start button and nothing happened. I can hear the timer making small clicking sounds.My dryer is a Kenmore 70 Series Model#96573230

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I had this same problem it sounds like a thermal fuse its usualy a small device white mabe with 2 wires connected to it on the back of your dryer there might be a cover plate but you shouldn't have to tear into your dryer, you can also check em with an Ohms tester,to see if the thermal fuse is working properly

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