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Maytag stackable dryer

Without clothing is the drum turning, the belt i think is ok or maybe to loose, but if i load it then it stops, what is the problem, thanks matthias

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STACKABLES ARE NOT KNOWN TO HANDLE TO HANDLE HEAVY LOADS.TRY PUTTING LESS IN THE DRYER.

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