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Samsung front load dryer had a burning smell-it stopped drying by itself. Dryer power will come on but will not run when start button is pressed. Do you think my dryer can be repaired? It is only a 1 1/2 old. Warrenty is expired. Thanks!

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  • mechelle4you May 21, 2009

    The dryer has a faint burnt smell, it also has a little heat coming from it. When I press the start button, the lighting is operating correctly, but it will not start. On the normal drying selection, it makes a humming sound, but will not start.

  • Jerome Barbin May 11, 2010

    It can be repaired. My best guess is you have a burnt wire because of a loose connection. Or a burnt limit switch. I would suggest a pro..good luck.

  • joe accardo
    joe accardo May 11, 2010

    sounds like the motor quit working but need more info could also be a belt

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Ck recalls on this issue.
there may be one.
under warranty??
do not buy samsung they are notorious for having problems.
sounds like the heating element and relay may have went out.
however if it does not start up at all it could be the motor itself.

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