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Dryer will not stay running

Knemore Elite Gas Dryer When push the start button dryer tries to start up but will not stay running unless you continue to hold the start button in. No unusual sounds such as belts worn or drum off balance. Checked vent that's clear. Checked door button (holding it in while attempting to start) no change with that either; dryer still shuts off when release start button.

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