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Won't stay on when button is pushed, HOLD button down it will run but not heat !!!! PLEASE HELP !!!

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Hi,

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...

Here are a couple of tips that I wrote will help you to figure out why yourdryer will not run...

Dryer Repair - The Dryer is not Turning

Dryer Repair - The dryer will not start


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Posted on Apr 05, 2011

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