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Crosley CDE8000W Dryer has electric burning smell and shut down

When I start my dryer it makes a loud noise and the will run (still making the noise) after a while the noise will get louder and the unit will shut down. If I wait a few minutes I can start it again with the same results.. The unit also has a burning electrical smell. It is strongest in the back right corner. I did all the basic lint cleaning stuff. any ideas? is it the motor?

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    can you tell me on a crosly cde6500 is there a reset button because we smelt burning and then shut down thanks jason

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It is most likely the belt. the squealing noise is because the motor is turning, but the belt is not. a replacement belt is not too expensive and it is fairly easy to replace. if you need directions how to replace it, let me know

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