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Kenmore gas dryer will not run. m# 77930100

Dryer completed a cycle and when a new cycle was attempted dryer drum will mot rotate. no sounds at timer or at motor

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Verify power at the wall outlet.
Check the door switch for continuity.
If not the door switch replace the thermal cutout relay.

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