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Maytag Electric Dryer will not run. Start button sometimes gives a momentary low pitched hum then dies. Motor wont start. Door is closed power is on to unit.

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Try this, tape the button down press start and give the drum a push to see if it will spin. If you can jump start it that way, you will need to replace the motor.

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