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Maytag epic Z dryer. I hear rapid beeps when I press the start button and it won't start, no matter what setting I try. The door is firmly shut and the lint tray is clean.

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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...

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