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A bad thermal cutout (thermal fuse) must be replaced. However, when any "fuse" is bad, it indicates a problem with the normal operation of the machine and the fuse has protected the machine by disconnecting power. You should check for a bad thermostat, then replace all of the thermostats and the cutout (fuse).

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