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I have a whirlpool dryer mod #LER5620KQ1 that suddenly went dead. Any ideas on what I need to do?

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If plug fuse is ok......id start with motor starter cap....silver can next to the motor..
to see if its the cap..........remove dryer lid.....power up............
then very very carefully................ push the drum..if it bursts into life.....you need a new cap.....

be careful..........good luck
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First thing yall do is check for reasons why the dryer would quit. The most common being air restrictions. I have a whirlpool dryer mod #LER5620KQ1 that - themobilian_2155.jpg
Your dryer has a fuse right there beside the filter housing. When the drum temp exceeds 350f rapidly this fuse melts and kills power to the door switch. themobilian_2156.jpg
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