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My dryer making buzzing sound

My dryer is making an annoying buzzing sound everytime i turn the knob to the right to turn it on. i cleaned out the lint filter so i know theres no block there. how do i fix this ?

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  • stephen hughes Jun 03, 2010

    is the buzzing coming from the motor or the control panel

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Hello jslovik,
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You said, When you turn the knob a buzzing sound starts but that's it. The Buzzing continues as long as the start button is turned. Dryer is only 2 years old. Any help is very appreciated.

It sounds like the starting switch is bad!


10 134398300 Switch,start ,turn type In-Stock $ 11.29It appears in the diagram at the page below in diagram # 10
http://www.pcappliancerepair.com/model-display.php

If you do not know to diagnose this or repair it, please call an authorized tech.


Let me know what you do and how it goes for you?
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