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My Amana heavy duty dryer won't turn on when I set the timer it just buzzes when I push the button to start it

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SOURCE: Amana Dryer won't start

Depending on your interpretation of the 'buzzing' sound compared to mine, I'd say it may be a relay chattering or the motor trying to start up but the windings are beginning to fail. You may want to clean the motor housing from dust etc and make sure that you do that with the power disconnected. Also: with no clothes in teh dryer..try rotating it around and feel for any spots in that rotation that may be binding.. if the drum has excessive restriction while rotating.. the motor may not have enough torque to overcome that and just buzz,,, Hope that helps...

Posted on Aug 14, 2008

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SOURCE: General Electric Heavy Duty Dryer willnot start when start button

WARNING: High Voltage may bzzt you... careful.

Your dryer thinks that it is at the end of a dry cycle.

First thing to do is disconect the dryer from the 220v mains and let it sit for about 10 min.

then, spin the timer four or five times around and then stop it at a TIMED dry cycle, not an automatic cycle. (example: 60 minutes).

Plug unit back into the wall.

SLAM door on unit and press button again...

Posted on Mar 12, 2009

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SOURCE: GE Six Cycle Automatic Dryer just buzzes when I push start

most of the time when the syary button just busses it means the motor is gone,you can take it apart and clean and lube itmake sure nothing stuck in it,let me know if you need more help-mike

Posted on Mar 21, 2009

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SOURCE: Amana Heavy Duty Dryer turns on and gets hot but wont turn inside

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Posted on Jul 10, 2009

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SOURCE: Have AMANA dryer ALE230RAW. Hear buzz when start

I also have this problem, but it is after the dryer has been running. When the motor is hot, it buzzes and will not run. Sometimes it will run if I turn the drum or take some clothes out. I disassembled the dryer and cleaned the motor of lint. This helped but not completely solved the issue. I have completely removed the motor and will thoroughly clean the motor (stator and brushes) and will try again.

Posted on Jan 23, 2010

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