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Maytag stackable dryer, start button just makes a humming sound but dryer will not start john s

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Either you have abad motor assy, or somethinghas gotten dowenin the blower wheel preventingfree spin of the blower threfore holding back the motor from starting

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Hi, it sounds like you have a bad motor. You can try and open the door, hold the door button while having someone push the start button. Try turning the drum with your hand while these buttons are pushed and see if the dryer starts. It sounds like the start winding has gone bad.
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