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Push to start switch broken. Part # 3977456 Gas dryer stops when I release Is this something I can repair? Kenmore Model # 11073932101

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

The most common causes are the belt breaking or jumping off, or the motor goingbad...

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