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Turn on dryer start switch, then release and dryer stops.

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By now I'm sure you've solved your dryer problem, however for anyone else who this might be useful for...

This sounds like the same problem I had where the dryer switch was bad. When I pushed in the dryer switch, one of the terminal connectors wasn't staying connected, making the dryer stop when I released the switch. The switch was fairly easy to remove and replace.

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