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My dryer has power, i can hear it but the motor is not powering on

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There is a silver can shaped capacitor near the motor, mite need replacing.
easiest way to see if its the cap............ is to have the dryer lid off and...........
very carfully............veryyyy carfully........push the drum round with your hand........
if its the cap.the drum will turn..................but i must stress you have to be careful.......

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The most likely faulty part is the thermal fuse. You don't specify brand, but I suspect you have a Whirlpool or Kenmore product. Remove the back and locate the white, plastic rectangular fuse with bluw wires going to it. With the dryer unplugged, tape those wires to gether and see if it starts. If it does, replace the fuse.


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