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My 2 H.P. electric motor on the Task Force 5 ton log splitter hums when I depress the start button but will not tturn

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It probaby is the capacitor. Check for a loose connection or burnt wire on it. Use an old timey el cheaper meter on ohms to test it. Remove the capacitor being careful not to discharge it and check between the terminals. If you see a slight hop while reversing polarization then the cap is fine. If it has no reading it is open inside which is probably the problem. If it was shorted then the needle on the meter would move over and stay and that would cause the circuit breaker to flip everytime you try to start it. Probably a bad capacitor. Easy fix.

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service tech came to the house to fix it and discovered it was the relay switch, not the circuit board like the previous tech said and ordered the board which took a week. Anyways the relay switch did the trick. I hope this saves the next guy some trouble. Thanks

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If your dryer doesn't work at all, it could be because of problems with:
Power from the house Checkto see whether there's power getting to the dryer. Is it plugged in? Ifyou plug something else into the outlet, does it work? If not, checkfor a blown fuse or tripped circuit breaker.

Door switch Ifthe door switch or the door-switch actuator is defective, the dryerwon't work and you need to replace the failed component. The switch isinside the dryer main housing near the door frame. Sometimes you needto raise or open the top or front of the dryer to reach the switch.

Thermal fuse On many dryers, there's a thermal fuse (a heat-sensitive fuse that blows if the dryer overheats) mounted to the exhaust duct inside the back cover panel. The fuse is about an inch long. It's usually embedded in black resin and mounted in a white plastic housing.

If the fuse has blown, it has no continuity. When this happens, yourdryer either just stops heating, or it doesn't work at all. Be sure toinspect the venting/heating system before replacing the fuse to put thedryer back into operation. (You can't re-set this type of fuse.)

Wiring Oftenthe main wiring connection from the house, at the dryer, burns and theconnection breaks. In this has happened to your dryer, you need toreplace the power cord and the terminal block inside the dryer to whichthe wire is attached.Hope that helps! Should you have any further questions,please feel free to post them here.

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SOURCE: Model DLE3777W - Dryer hums when I push start button.

The drive belt for the drum may be broken and should be replaced.

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The capacitor that starts the motor is bad

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thermal overload on motor tripping

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