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Kenmore 90 series won't start timer ticks

I have a kenmore 90 series dryer that won't start. MOD#66934691 (66934) The timer makes noise but nothing happens when i press start button. There is no noise or hum. Pulled front panel and belt seems to be fine. Any ideas on what to check next? Thanks in advance

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Hi,

There can be many reasons why your dryer will not start or turn...

The most common causes are the belt breaking or jumping off, or the motor goingbad...

Here are a couple of tips that I wrote will help you to figure out why yourdryer will not run...

Dryer Repair - The Dryer is not Turning

Dryer Repair - The dryer will not start


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