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Just buzzes the dryer just makes a humming buzz noise when we try to turn it on. It won't actually come on to dry anything. Its only 2 years old

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 the only thing you can do to possibly solve this problem without a professional is to:

  • tape down the door switch with strong tape, or have someone else hold it down.
  • physically turn the tub inside the dryer while pushing the start switch.
  • this will hopefully loosen whatever has the motor stuck.
if this does not work then the motor in the dryer might be bad or going bad, especially if a burning smell is present when you hear the humming sound.

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