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Dryer wont start when start button is pushed consistantly

Sometimes it smells like burning rubber when it does start.

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Check your belt and the motor they both tend to go out

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The problem could be a list of things . Let's start checking the belt , it coul be that the belt is broken or something is keeping it from doing its job ( a piece of clothing coul be stuck) due to the burned rubber smell you detected. It coul also be the electrical door switch and After checking the three first steps then comes the motor part lets hope is not . Good luck

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