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90 series will not stay running or heat

You have to keep the start button pushed in i  order to run the dryer but it will not heat and the timer will not run just happend it was running fine any clues.

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  • jwoodring7 Jan 30, 2009

    my model is 68944890   68944

  • Anonymous Feb 25, 2009

    The push start buttom doesn't work. I need to keep it holding or tape it. Need help

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DO NOT KEEP THE BUTTON PUSHED IN AND RUN IT...It's the motor relay and the even heat board in the console. By keeping the button in, you're bypasssing a safety feature and could cause fire. It won't heat like that anyway. Repl. the relay witht the small blue wires and the board in the console and you should be fine.

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