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Dryer light stays on , won't start just keeps beebing....

Why doesn't the light go off, and the dryer come on when the door is closed .? Is there a short .. ???

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Your door switch is broken (push button switch on the door frame). Without the switch engaging properly, the dryer light will continue to stay on and the dryer will not start. You will need to replace your door switch.

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