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REPAIR BELT ON HOTPOINT MODEL # DLB1550RALWH

THE DRUM DOESNT TURN

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SOURCE: dryer runs but drum doesn't turn

if not turning repl.belt

Posted on Jan 04, 2009

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SOURCE: husband just changed belt on dryer, and drum still doesnt turn

While you have the drum out check the motor to see if it runs. It could be you have a faulty motor.
If the motor is running then you may have a faulty timer or start switch
Good luck,
I hope this helps

Posted on Oct 28, 2009

oldmanewtoys
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SOURCE: we have a hotpoint dryer

take off top ,should hing from the front,just pop it up with screw driver

Posted on Mar 05, 2010

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