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Won't spin My dryer is no longer spinning. I am sure the belt is gone but when I remove the back panel, there is no belt. Where is it?

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The belt is thru the frount.asuming there is noise when you start the dryer and its not turning,yes belt.if wont start at all other things to check first starting with door switch.check with me if need more help.ps if wanting in thru frount.pop top and remove frount door pannels.God bless ,tom

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