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Buzzer always on, drum won't start spinning

I have a Kenmore Gas Dryer (ancient) model # 110.6917701. Now, the buzzer is going constantly independent of the dial position when the door is closed. Previously moving the dial to off would shutoff the buzzer. When I push the start switch, the buzzing stops, to be replaced by a hum and no rotation of the drum. If I take off the front access panel, push the start button and give the drum a push start, it works normally until the timer shuts off the motor. From looking at the wiring diagram, it looks like it could be either the motor itself or the centrifugal switch. Is the problem one of those or something else?

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