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Start button not starting the dryer unless I hold it down for a long time, why?

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You need a new start switch on your dryer. If you continue to hold this switch down, you can also burn the timer or motor out, so please stop doing that! If you will call or email us, we'll be sure to get the right part out to you right away! We hope this solves your problems.

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