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My whirlpool supreme dryer won't spin

My dryer turns on, but doesn't spin..no heat either, just makes a humming noise is all...whats wrong?

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

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The squeaking noise can be caused by any of the following.

Location High:

Belt slipping on the dryer drum

Worn Drum seals but would sound more like a dragging noise

Location Low:

Belt tensioner pulley bearing frozen and the idler pulley shaft is spinning inside the belt tensioner assy.

Belt slipping on the motor bearing

Motor bearing is dry

Thanks for using FixYa!

Kelly

Posted on Mar 04, 2010

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SOURCE: My dryer is making a humming noise. I turned it on

Look for something in the blower housing
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Posted on Mar 27, 2011

heatman101
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Hi,

There can be many reasons why your dryer will not start or turn...

The most common causes are the belt breaking or jumping off, or the motor goingbad...

Here are a couple of tips that I wrote will help you to figure out why yourdryer will not run...

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heatman101

Posted on May 18, 2011

oldTech2332
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Hello,
Those symptons (humming/buzzing ¬ starting) are 99 out of a 100 times a sign of a motor that has locked up.

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Posted on Aug 07, 2011

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heatman101
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SOURCE: my dryer won't turn on and it makes a humming

Hi,

There can be many reasons why your dryer will not start or turn...

The most common causes are the belt breaking or jumping off, or the motor goingbad...

Here are a couple of tips that I wrote will help you to figure out why yourdryer will not run...

Dryer Repair - The Dryer is not Turning

Dryer Repair - The dryer will not start


heatman101

Posted on Aug 12, 2011

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