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Locate your dryer's start switch. It will be located under the control console panel on top of your dryer. To gain access under the control panel, you will have to remove the screw(s) located at either end of the control panel. There may be a piece of trim, or an endcap over the screws you have to remove. Remove the trim (endcap) pieces first. Depending on your model, you will likely have to flip the console forward. It's a good idea to place a towel over the top of your dryer to protect its finish.
Label each of the two (sometimes there are three) wires leading to the start switch so that you will be able to correctly reattach them later. Using caution, remove the wires. They are connected with the use of metal slip-on connectors. Grasp the connectors and pull firmly from the connectors. Do not pull on the wires themselves. You may need to use a pair of needle nose pliers to help you.
Remove the defective switch and replace with a new one. Reattach the wires in the correct positions and reassemble the control panel. Restore power to your dryer.