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Won't start Kenmore 79831 (I think) gas dryer. The "start" button won't make it start. While the button is pressed, there's a quiet ticking type noise that I guess is the timer going. Stops when button is released. Is there a relay that may have failed? Or...? What should I check? Thanks very much. David

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  • David Bean Sep 11, 2012

    It was a broken drive belt. There's a belt sensor that keeps the drying from running if it has no belt.

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