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dryer stopped in the middle of cycle and wont start now.

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dryer stopped in the middle of cycle and won't start now.
door switch continuity is o.k. I believe, meter on ohms and bars came up and when switch is depressed bars disappeared..
Have unit apart, power supply o.k., 240 V and breakers etc.. o.k.
Make sure you're getting power to the dryer first. If you're definitely getting 240 volts, then you have a bad thermal fuse. The thermal fuse is mounted on the right side of the heating canister. The heating canister is located under the top panel in the back left corner. To access, use a putty knife and push on the two hidden metal spring clips that hold the top panel to the front panel. These clips are located in the crease between the top and front panel. If both clips are pushed back, the top panel will unclip and hinge up and backwards so that you can access the heating assembly. Here is a link to the thermal fuse kit you will need to replace.


The fuse usually goes bad because your vent hose is either kicked or possibly slightly clogged going through your house and needs to be cleaned out.
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