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Dryer has intermittent problems starting. Will make a loud groaning sound (you can hear the motor strainging) and then will either start or overheatand cannot be started for abotu 1/2 an hour.

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Diss asemble the dryer and check for binding at the motor could have lint in the windings, if not binding the bad motor, also as you dissasemble look for stuck or frozen tub roller or bearing

this is all the help without a model number

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