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It's not a Kenmore it actually a Whirlpool Large Capacity, Special Edition

My dryer has stopped functioning correctly. When u push the button to start a cycle it just makes the noise that it usually does when it's about to start tumbling, but it doesn't move. Recently, the noise just cuts off and the appliance is just dead. Please help as I don't want to spend the money for another dryer!!

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Re: it's not a Kenmore it actually a Whirlpool Large...

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