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WHIRLPOOL DRYER WONT TURN ON

MY DRY JUST STOP TURNING ON AFTER A FULL CYCLE. I HAVE CHECK ALL BREAKERS AND THEY ARE GOOD. I CAN HEAR THE TIMER GOING ON THE MACHINE, BUT IT WILL NOT START.

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  • Swede2 Dec 06, 2008

    Dryer will not start. Bought it from a co-worker who said it was running when put in starage two months ago. Start button clicks but you can only hear the timer if you hold the switch in the depressed position.

  • butch welch May 11, 2010

    Do you hear a click when you try to start it.

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