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Dryer wont start

Dryer will not start when switch is turned
Dryer won't start when button pushed, slight buzz sound.

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Open door and spin drum to left then right.

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    I had read everywhere that the motor had failed and thought I would have to call a technician with its $$$! Then I saw this post and did what it suggested; manually spun the drum a bit to the left and a bit to the right and then the dryer started like a charm!

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Hi. thanks for the question . if you have a buzz sound when you try to start .the motor has failed .thanks the appliance doc

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