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Dryer will not turn on there is a faint clicking noise when I hold the start button in

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I would start with making sure You have the correct voltage. then I would check your thermal overload. This many be differant on differant models. most kenmores have one that looks white with two with two wires on it. More times than not this will fix your problem

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