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Dryer wont start- makes no noise-maybe the starter switch?

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serial MG4221677

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Hi thanks for your question. the belt could be broken. theres a belt break switch, located at the bottom , next to the motor. check that.

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Yes try starter 1st relay ect

Posted on Oct 07, 2008

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