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My dryer will not start. When I push the star button everything lights up but it will not start. It is a fridgidare and about 6 years old. It is an energy efficient Fridgidare.

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Open the door, push in the door switch, press the start button and rotate the tub with your hand. If it starts running you have a bad motor. BE CAREFUL and this is obviously easier with 2 people but is possible with 1. Thanks for rating me after you view this.

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