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Kenmore dryer electric doesnt start

I press the start button and all i get is a simple one click and nothing happens. i checked power to start, door, etc. i think it is a bad switch?Power does go to the start button,

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It sounds like the dryer drum belt is broken

there is a drive belt that goes all the way around the dryer drum and when you press start the drum starts turning unless teh belt is off or broken

You can change the belt or call and have service technician change it




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