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Dryer will not start

I have a front load electric dryer that will not start. Tried different settings but still won't start. Checked electric breaker and there is no problem.

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Ther are alot of things that wont let these dryers start. the start switch the timer. the door switch. but maybe you havent tried the motor switch. this is built with a GE design. if the belt isnt hooked up the idler pulley will not activate the switch. if you get inside the dryer. the motor sits to the left. the idler pully sits right next to it. if you look at the base of the dryer where the idler makes a 90degree turn there is a little swich that will prevent the dryer from starting if not made. just pull the idler tight see if switch clicks. other than that all the other parts you can check for continuity to see if good.

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