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Electrolux dryer makes this sound when I start. It stops after this. Drum does not rotate. Display says paused. When I hit start again; nothing happens.

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CHECK THE BELT OR TRY TO ROTATE DRUM MANUALLY

Posted on Jan 09, 2013

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SOURCE: dryer makes noise as drum rotates on ge profile gas dryer

Solution: the drum slides were worn out and needed replacement.

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SOURCE: Dryer drum stopped rotating, dryer blower continues to work.

The belt probably broke, and coincidentally happened while drying the shoes. The belt is easy to replace. Open the back and you'll probably see the belt laying on the bottom

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SOURCE: My GE Profile DPSE810 Electic Dryer has started

Depends on what kind of noise...
-Repetative muffled creaking: Probably the metal drum sliding against the plastic mount that holds the front of the drum. It can be TEMPORARILY eliminated by disassembling the dryer and tampering with the felt strip so that the drum has more play and turns more freely. It does not indicate a major problem.
-Metal against metal scraping: Maybe the metal cabinet got bashed in just enough that the drum rubs against it? This kind of sound should be investigated and fixed.
(For what it's worth, my DPSE810EG4 does has the repetative muffled creaking.)

Posted on Dec 26, 2009

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SOURCE: dryer modle Tc7102w/t5c7102s was working ok but drum won't rotate

Theres two things to look at, the brushes on the motor, replaceable and cheap, if they are are healthy then there is one or sometimes two large capacitors, these give the motor the ooomf to get it rotating, these fail which is a common problem with washing machines and dryers, again about £5= on ebay.

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SOURCE: I have a Bosch series 500 dryer that has stopped

sounds as though the belt maybe off, you will have to disassemble the dryer and investigate. hope this helps tim

Posted on Aug 28, 2010

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