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Dryer heats up but won't turn

When I push the power button on my dryer it won't start. When I set the time the element starts to heat but it doesn't spin. I hear no sounds other than the normal sound of the timer turning. When I push the power button I get nothing.  1. the dryer hums but dosent turn
2. the dryer starts and stops intermittently
3.

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  • D_owens1980 Apr 02, 2009

    when i push the start button i hear the air flowing into the drier and it heats up, but the drum itself doesnt turn.

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Depending on the make of dryer,there are several possibile reasons for this.
First and foremost, could be a faulty motor- faulty start capacitor, Faulty start relay.
Without more information I cannot be more specific.
Hope this helps.
Please leave feedback.
Thanks.

Posted on Nov 30, 2008

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