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Kenmore Series 90, just buzzes when you hit the start button even though the cycle dial is in the center. What's broke or what can I test?

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It sounds like a defective motor. You may be able to hand start to confirm this. You will need another person for this. With cycle selected and door open, hold in door switch lever. Have second person press start button. While button is pressed, give the drum a spin by hand and see if it starts up. If it does you may be able to dry a load or two. The motor will need replacement.

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