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Dryer won't turn on

The dryer part of my stacked washer/dryer will not come on. Yesterday evening I set a load to dry, assuming that it would shut off when it was done like it always has. When I woke up this morning the dryer was still running! I removed the load and tried to start it again - nothing happened. I flipped the breaker and it came on. Started another load and came back to check it in an hour, dryer had cut off again. Tried to restart but nothing happened. Flipped the breaker switch again and it came on. I'm guessing it is some sort of electrical problem but the same breaker switch controls my washer (which is fine) and the light in the laundry room (also fine). Any ideas?

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Re: Dryer won't turn on

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