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My Maytag Neptune dryer suddenly quit working. The light comes on inside, but it won't start.

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This could be several easy fixes. Check to see if the door switch is working if it is not clicking when pushed this could be the issue. try resetting the breaker, if it's not getting both legs of the 240v it won't start. or the start button could be defective. This is where I would start (and most of the time finish) looking. With some common tools and an ohm meter you should be able to find the problem.

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