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Dryer wont start

My dryer is acting weird, it will sound like it will start and it will make a humming noise and sound like it is dragging or something isnt letting it spin properly, it will try for a second then just shut off and i have to flip the breaker and open and shut the door for it to start again and then the same thing.

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    Dennis Knutt Jan 10, 2009

    Ok, cool i will try that and see what happens and see if there is anything in there...I really apreciate the feedback greatly...Hopefully that is the problem cause i just got the damn thing two nights ago and i cant afford another one or for that matter a new one...If there is anything i can try and help u with let me know

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You can try removing the lower acess panel(3 screws across the front bottom) then a few more 1/4 screws will release the lint filter housing giviing you acess to the blower fan assy, chances are ther eis a sock or other debris holding the fan from free spinning and t hen locking up trhe motor.

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