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Problem with my dryer starting

Hello. I have a Frigidaire gas dryer that is about 5 or 6 years old (guessing because they were in it when we bought the house) at my rental house that is on the fritz. My tennants say that when they try and start the dryer the motor starts to kick in and then dies, almost like the load is too heavy for it. However, everytime I go over there, it works properly. I've cleaned the motor area of lint and cleaned the exhaust line and vent screen of lint. Checked the belt and it was fine. Obviously I have no clue what is causing the problem. Any thoughts? Should I scrap it and buy a new one or bring in a repairman?

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Re: Problem with my dryer starting

Perhaps relay located behind control panel next to start button. It will have four wires going to it. There are two so replacing both would be best. About $40 per relay. goodluck

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