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GE Prodigy gas dryer will not start

Model DPSR513GAWW.  Sensor lights are on except for "Time Dry" section.  When dial is turned to start unit, only a "buzz" sound is heard, and does not turn on.  Would appreciate any help.. need to know if this is worth fixing!  Thanx...

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  • Anonymous Dec 10, 2007

    my dryer will not turn on at all. just got it wired to run now wont even turn on

  • Knitter1028 Dec 27, 2007

    Dryer keeps shutting off before the cycle is complete. Any ideas on how to fix this?

  • Anonymous Aug 19, 2008

    My dryer starts ok, but when you release the dial it goes off. It won't stay on unless I keep the dial in the Start position.

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The buzz you are hearing is most likely be caused by the motor. The motor may be stuck from a restriction or it may be faulty.

Shutting off before cycle end ? Check the vent line. It may be partially clogged.

Won't run at all ? Something may still be wrong with the wiring. Check the breakers and make sure you have 220V at the recepticle.

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