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My kennmore dryer wont start. sometimes when i disconnet the power it seen to work but after a while it wont work and also smells like burn model #66932691

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Hi, It sounds like maybe a motor over heating. If you can use it one load and try to restart it, and nothing happens, wait one hour and try again. If it starts, it is probably the motor. Does any of this sound like your simptoms?

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