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Whirlpool Duet gas dryer won't turn on

When I press the "On" button the dryer won't turn on. Sometime if I continue to push it, it eventually turns on and I can start the drying cycle. It doesn't matter how hard or soft I press it, if I open and close the door, or even if I switch to different setting, same results. HELP.

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It seems that the button is defective. This is something that will require a technician to check out.

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