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Gas dryer drum does not spin

I have an old Kenmore gas dryer, model 87581800. The dryer makes a buzzing sound (like when the cycle is complete) when I press the button, but the drum does not spin.

I had the belt and pulley replaced a year ago and they look ok.

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Defective motor,,replace,,,onthejob

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