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KENMORE DRYER WILL NOT START

When you push the starter button it buzzes but dryer will not start. Has a burnt electrical smell.

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It sounds like the motor has burned up or is burning up is why you are getting that smell. There could at the same time be a wire that has come loose or burned off that is causing it not to come on.

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