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My kenmore dryer 90 serise won't start...makes humming sound....but then there is nothing...the noise is the same noise you hear when you first turn the dryer on, but it never starts...if the start button is held for a bit the dryer will quit making a noise altogether. The model # is 110 60912990

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Your dryer motor is shot,it is to weak to kick on,sorry-mike

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