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Dryer will not start

I turn the knob and it does not start. It hums instead and will not start. What do I do?

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  • Anonymous May 15, 2009

    When turning the START knob on our GE Dryer Profile / Prodigy,

    It makes a sound but as soon as you let go of the knob, it doesn't work.



    We held the door open and pushed in the bottom left button (the one to show door is closed) to see if the drum spins at all.... but it doesn't.



    ANY HELP / INFO WOULD BE GREAT !!! I need my dryer !!!

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I had the same problem and this is how I fixed it ,,, i did a comfortor ,very heavy when wet .....next day i tried to do a new load ...when I turned start button all i got was a hum... I removed screws just inside door at top of lip this releases top of dryer,,,, exposing drum i rotated drum clockwise to check condition of belt ....looked good ....mine is 7 yrs old ...to soon to be motor problem ....so while turning drum i held start button on and finally motor kicked in and this solved my problem...you might be able to accomplish this without taking of panel ..though you wont be able to see belt ....by turning the drum from inside dryer while someone else turns on start button

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