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that is the motor,try this,open the door,push the door switch in with one hand and spin the drum with the other hand while someone else pushes the start button,if by moving the drum the motor does start to run the motor is bad,also you have the neptune style maytag and i don't think there's a belt switch in the model so if the belt broke it could be jammed in the motor,try spinning the drum to help it start if that doesn't work unplug the dryer,open the door,remove the two screws that hold the door on and then remove the other two screws on the opposite side,grab the top of the front panel and pull forwards to remove the front panel,you can leave the door on or lift it up and pull out to remove the door,now look to see if the belt broke,if the belt is rapped around the center of the drum then it isn't broke and it will be the motor,that's a good dryer and worth changing the motor on it.
not a good model number,most likely you have a broken belt as long as it starts,heats but the drum doesn't spin,if you get a buzzing sound and it doesn't start you could have something stuck in the blower wheel,the motor is jammed or the motor is bad,you can open the door,push the door switch in,spin the drum with your other hand and have someone push the start button,if it starts you have a bad motor.
If you can turn the drum by hand then it is not jammed and the broken belt switch may be tripped. Take off the top of the dryer by removing the two screws in back (requires a T-20 torx bit avail. at any hardware store).
The belt should be visible on top of the drum. If the belt is broken it will not be there. Even if the belt is O.K. the switch could still be tripped. Un plug the dryer and remove the back panel. Under the drum to your left you should see the motor shaft and the Idler or Belt tensioner. The Idler is a small pastic wheel on a sping loaded metal arm that is about 6 in long. This piece tightens the belt. At the bottom of the Idler you will see a small plastic block with wires going to it. This is the broken belt switch. When the belt breaks the idler is pulled against the plunger on the switch, preventing the dryer from starting. Press the other plunger on the oposite side of switch in to reset the switch. you shoud hear a faint "click" if it was tripped. You must also reset the switch if you replace the belt.
what do you mean it won't fully turn on?do you mean the motor won't run because usually when it humms you either have a bad motor or something is jammed and stopped the motor from spinning.try this,open the door,with one hand hold the door switch in and with the other hand spin the drum,have someone else push the start button while you do this,if it starts the motor is bad,if you can't spin the drum something could be stuck in the blower wheel or the belt broke and could of jammed up the motor but it sounds like you have a bad motor.let me know what you find and next time send the brand name and model number.
you have a bad motor,change it out,try this,open the door and put your hand on the door switch and with your other hand spin the drum while somebody else hits the start button,sometimes this will help the motor start but you still need to change it out,easy job to do
if it's a humming sound the motor is bad or something is jammed keeping the motor from spinning.open the dryer door and move the drum by hand if the drum can't be moved the belt could be jammed on something or there's something stuck in the blower wheel.the blower wheel is behind the duct that the lint filter slides into.if you can move the drum then you most likely have a bad motor,try spinning the drum and push the door switch in and have someone else push the push to start button and see if the dryer will start,if the motor has a flat spot it could start like this.let me know what you find
It sounds like it is the motor or a stuck/obstructed blower wheel. You can start by opening the door, push the door switch in, hit the start button & see if you can turn the drum clockwise by hand. This might get it going. if the drum does not move by hand then the problem is probably within the blower. post your findings for a follow up
try turning the drum by hand...is it jammed? if not, then:
the motor will not turn due to a number of reasons:
1.) simply burned out copper windings
2.) switch not turning on motor or not turning on motor starting circuit-depending on design
...if jammed, then try to find the interference to turning