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Won't come on, just makes a buzzing noise when you turn on knob..

It was working as normal and then one day tried to turn it on to dry some clothes and nothing but the noise....It is only 14 months old and used maybe once a week.....only for towels...

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If it makes just a buzzing noise, Your motor has probably gone bad. If you open the doot and hold the door switch in then have someone hit the start button, Then spin the drum by hand and it may start. This tells you that the start windings in the motor are going bad. If this does not work then your motor has totally gone bad.

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