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Dryer isn't turning

The button lights and timer light up when selecting dryer mode. When I select start there is a click at the door but it doesn't turn the dryer drum.

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This could be one or two things, it could be the safety switch located in door that activates the turning of the dryer. Or it could be a belt that turns the drum the motor could be turning inside and belt is broken.

Posted on Sep 06, 2007

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