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My dryer initially makes a buzzing sound and will not begin the cycle until I give it a few turns manually...


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Whirlpool dryer makes a buzzing sound whey start button is pushed. sometimes it will turn on for a few seconds but most of the time it just buzzes.


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MAY MAYTAG DRYER WONT START I HAVE POWER WHEN I PRESS THE START BUTTON IT SOUND LIKE IT SHORTED OUT


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I also have this problem, but it is after the dryer has been running. When the motor is hot, it buzzes and will not run. Sometimes it will run if I turn the drum or take some clothes out. I disassembled the dryer and cleaned the motor of lint. This helped but not completely solved the issue. I have completely removed the motor and will thoroughly clean the motor (stator and brushes) and will try again.

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Sure is... The motor drives a ram up and down to compact your trash... Like most drive systems.. it needs to find a refrence position near the top of the stroke.. that position is normally sensed by a switch.. so it is possible your motor is bad or.. it is also possible your top sense switch is bad too.. For $400.. the GE tech should come out and stomp on your trash until it is compressed.... In either case.. if you are handy.. you may be able to open the compactor up ( with power unplugged) and check the position of the ram.. if it is near the top.. you may be ableto reposition it down a little then try cycling it.. It may buzz if the motor is bad ( windings shot) or it may work OK.. if it does and the problem comes back after you cycle it.. there is a good chance the top sense switch is bad or the windings in th emotor bad too.. Hope that helps...

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