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It's a gas dryer, just dried a load fine put in the next set the heat dial shut door and pushed the start button, nothing happened.

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There can be many reasons why your dryer will not start or turn...

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Dryer shut off towels were not yet dry, turned dial to restart dryer acts as if it isn't getting power I closed door and pushed start button. Nothing! Checked breakers and power cord at outlet all checked okay. Any ideas.

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