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Dryer starts when start button is pressed and held but will not stay running when button is released

Unit is Kenmore Elite Model 110 70972990. Has run flawlessly until this problem started this morning. Normal operation is to depress start button and the dryer runs, but now when you let go of the button it will not stay running. Very odd. Any suggestions??

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Van

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    when you push the start button it will start but not stay running unless you hold it in

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There is a holding contact at the motor wiring, check the schematics and trace that holding contact. it should hold the motor running as soon as it starts.

tnx 4 using fixya,

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