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Estate dryer (model TEDS840JQ2) won't start

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Scherp

I have a Estate Dryer, model TEDS840JQ2 that won't start.  I pushed the start button and it sounded like it was going to start, then nothing.  The timer runs.  I tried pushing in the door switch.  Any guidance on how to diagnosis the problem?  Thank you.

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evaappliance

Need to make sure something isn’t in your blower, if it is clear remove the belt and see if the moter is hard to turn

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If you hear anything when you press the push to start button, you eliminated the door switch.  If you hold the button down  for 2 seconds  and it just hums, then  check exactly what evaappliance said and check the blower or get tin there and try and spin that motor because the blower is tied directly to that motor.   That is a top mount lint filter, over the years it is common to see stuff in that blower.  Seen kids put matchbox cars down the chute, pencils...and even people drop socks and stuff down there.  Remember take the 2 screws out where filter goes in (#2 Phillips)... screws along back panel (1/4"), and I believe its six 1/4 inch screws that hold the housing in.

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