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Dryer drum won't spin

I have taken my dryer apart because it wasn't spinning. The belt is nopt broken and I can hand turn the drum counterclockwise but not clockwise andy suggestions

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Remove rear panel remove screws in blower housing ck for objects in blower ..if you still have dryer apart remove belt from motor pulley and try turning by hand

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http://www.applianceaid.com/images/belt-config.JPG

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YOUR BELT ON YOUR DRYER IS BROKEN. THAT IS WHY YOUR DRUM WON'T SPIN. YOU CAN BUY A NEW BELT FOR YOUR DRYER AT ANY PLACE THAT SELLS APPLIANCES.
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