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Dryer stop working

The dryer stop working after along period of useaged drying comforter I checked on the fuses in the circuit box nothing was popped checked all round the dryer nothing was out of order no smell of anything bruning or if anything was over heating the dry did not work the rest of that evening until this morning it just started right up if nothing had happen Its Maytad Dryer

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Reach inside and turn the drum by hand. If it feels stiff you may need to inspect the rollers,glides and idler assembly for wear. They can bind up the motor and cause it to shut down on internal motor overload,
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