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Hums with no spin the turns off

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Turn off and unplug. Reach in and try to spin the drum by hand . if it won't turn the support rollers are probably bad and need replaced. If it turns then plug it in and try to turn it on. If it turns on and spins then the motor may be going bad. If it won't spin the motor or capacitor may need replacing. Good luck and let me know if I can be of any help. Please rate me so I know how I'm doing. Thanks.

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