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Dryer won't start. If you turn the start know to the right, there is a humming noise so it sounds like the motor is getting current, but the dryer drum never starts to turn. Dryer is an electric Kenmore model number 417.82052101.

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NOT ELITE HE4..... Model 96595400. Replaced thermistor and Hi-Limit Stat. Probably the thermistor.

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SOURCE: kenmore dryer hums/heats up, but drum does not spin!

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SOURCE: Motor draws current, won't turn drum.

The motor has failed & needs to be replaced

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SOURCE: Kenmore electric dryer shuts off after 5 minutes and won't restar

when you try to start it again do you hear a humming comeing from the motor? can you jump start it by turning the drum while holding the start button? If you say yes to these questions you have a bad motor.

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