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My dryer dont turn it will turn with only 2 or 3 pieces in it what might be wrong with it

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I can only guess at this since I can't see the dryer but I had a similar problem once. The dryer drum is turned by a large rubber belt that is driven by a spring loaded pulley sort of thing .If you take the back off of the dryer you should be able to see this . The belt may be off of the pulley and not getting enough pressure on the drum or the spring may be broken. I would not recomend doing this yourself unless you feel comfortable working on this sort of thing. Disconnect power source first and then maybe reconnect after you have the back off and hands are clear so you can see what is happening. Before reconnecting power try feeling how much tension is on the belt and you may be able to determine the reason for not having enough tension. Good Luck!

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