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Dryer will not start when start button pushed.

Kenmore electric dryer. Has power since inside light comes on when door opened. was working fine, drying clothes, no problems, it just won't start at all now. Any suggestions. I have gone and bought a new one since this one is 10 years old but it won't be delivered for another week. Thought if this was a simple inexpensive fix, I would fix it and use it till the new one arrives.

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May be a bad starter switch

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