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Doesn't start There is power to the dryer but when the start button is pushed nothing happens. The light is on and there is no hu mm. The drum does turn manually. This happened once before, it blew the circuit breaker. When reset it worked just fine up until now.

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  • csteinmetz Aug 28, 2008

    does not start, power is to the unit because the light is working

  • Anonymous Nov 18, 2008

    Same thing; I select the cycle and push the start button but nothing happens. I can hear the cylce timer hum and the start button clicks but that's all. The light is on so I know there is power.

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Check the door switch. Also it could be bad contact in the timer.

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Try Holding the Start button for 3 Seconds or longer to see if it will start.
Here is a link to the Operating Instructions for your dryer
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