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Whirlpool lgr4634eqo makes a buzzing noise when trying to start

Dryer makes a buzzing when trying to start. what should i checkfirst

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  • k11lang May 20, 2008

    how do I know for sure

  • k11lang May 20, 2008

    How do I fix it

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I have found that the switch activated by the door close or turns on the interior light when open on is likely the problem. You may notice that if the door is open and you push on the start button, it will buzz. So if the door is closed and you get this buzz when pushing the start button, there is a problem with the door switch. The start button "thinks" the door is open, and therefore not start. The defective door switch needs to be replaced. At least highly likely.

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Try holding the door switch lever in and turning the drum hard by hand. It sounds like you have a start switch out in the motor.

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