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It is somewhat unlikely that a thermal switch is dead, they automatically reset, Check your breakers, by turning FULLY off, and back on...The thermal limiters are fairly robust, and unless some condition was allowed for a really long time, they reset at lowered temperatures.

Posted on Mar 15, 2011

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1. No power to the dryer
Make sure there's power getting to the dryer. Check for tripped circuit breakers or blown fuses. An electric dryer uses two circuit breakers or fuses, and if only one of two is tripped or blown, the dryer might still run but not heat. Sometimes the power cord disconnects or burns at the dryer, if this is the case, the wiring and the terminal block must be repaired or replaced.

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