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Dryer will not start

Power to the dryer, I unplugged and let it sit, and plugged back in, no luck. when I press start, I can hear the mechanism trying to start.

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Check to see if drum rotates by hand, might be stuck, if so see if you can see whats jamming it, after rotating try again

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