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Kenmore dryer won't stay on. Starter switch works, but as soon as you take your finger off the switch it shuts off

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  • gramschris Sep 27, 2008

    When the problem started, it shut off mid-cycle, when it was running. Could a door switch do that? BTW; It's gas dryer.

  • gramschris Dec 01, 2008

    After a lot of diagnostics, it was the main circuit panel ($150+labor). I should have just purchased a new dryer.


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Hi thanks for the question i would look at the door switch also check to see if the belt is broken thanks the appliance doc

Posted on Sep 27, 2008

  • john gagnon
    john gagnon Sep 27, 2008

    or a broken belt


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