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My GE Profile Gas Dryer will not start makes a humming noise when I turn the knob like it wants to start but it just doesn't turn over. Any suggestions? I'm pretty handy when it comes to woodwork, electrical and even some plumbing but I don't know what I am looking for here. Was reading up on some articles and saw there is a fuse that can blow and I think I found it (little rectangle box lower right with a red wire in and a yellow out) but 1. how do I remove it to check it 2. where do I get another if it is blown. SEARS was supposed to be out here between 1-5 today to fix it but they cancled at 3:15 on me. Real great company! using my waranty company so I'm stuck with them.

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  • stephen hughes Jun 03, 2010

    i would open the door press the door switch and spin the tub to see if it starts going you have to spin it pretty fast but should kick in to come on but the buzzing sounds like the first motor windings are shot try let me know

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Did you find a solution to this problem? I encountered this today. This is the second time this has happened to my dryer... the first time was over a year ago. We called a handy-man and he just pushed the start button and it worked. My friend and I had spent a week taking it apart and all it took was a the magic if paying a handyman $65 to come to our house and press the start. We looked like fools. But now it has happened again!

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