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Need to hold in start button for dryer to work, the minute you let go the cycle stops. replaced timer but problem still exists.

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Hi without knowing the make I cannot offer a true solution.

If its a Candy or a Hoover model then there is a electronic circuit board that sits behind the button. This is faulty.

If its a hotpoint or a creda model then there is a "Hold on Relay" that keeps the machine on when you release the button.

Let me know the make and model on aardvark.repairs@btinternet.com

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Posted on Nov 16, 2009

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