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My amana dryer, model# LEM447W, does not turn when pushed timer to come on. checked belt and belt good

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What could possibly the reason my amana dryer wont tumble and just buzzes when you push the start button


Could be a broken belt spin the tumbler by hand it if it spins real easy the belt is off or broke another thing to try if you have resistance when turning the drum have a helper for this one open the door and hold the door switch in set timer to a cycle and press start while holding switch and buzzing spin drum and see if it will continue to rotate while holding switch if so motor going bad

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I have an amana dryer, model # ale331raw. When you push/turn the timer knob to start the dyring process it turns on but as soon as you let go of the knob the dryer will turn off. You can here the...


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My Amana Dryer model # LGA60AW makes a knocking sound when drying


ALWAYS UNPLUG YOUR DRYER BEFORE STARTING ANY REPAIRS
Your problem sounds like drum rollers have flat spots on them or in need of lubrication.
If you have a front loading machine,

Remove the electrical console that holds the timer switch, start switch, etc. from the top of the dryer.
Be REAL CAREFUL not to knock any of the wires off of the timer switch. Then remove the top of the dryer.
Remove the front of the dryer. This will expose the drum and belt. Remove the drum and belt and this will expose the drum rollers, idler arm pulley and motor.
Now is a good time to check the belt condition for wear.
Be sure to note the route of the belt, this will come in handy when you go to reinstall the belt.
Check your drum rollers for flat spots or wear, if they have flat spots or wear on them replace them.
If the drum rollers don't have flat spots or wear on them then they probably only need lubrication. Lubricate the shaft of the rollers with a good grade of machine oil such as 3 in One oil. Reassemble the dryer, plug back in. This should solve your noise problem.
I will include these two websites for parts and further help:
http://www.partselect.com/
http://www.appliancepartspros.com/index.aspx
Both also have chat assistance 24/7.
Good Luck,
I hope this helps
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I have an Amana model NDG7800AW. A few weeks ago


The roller to the belt tensioner is binding causing to make the warbling noise.The bearing needs to be replaced which comes with the roller. A new belt is advisable as well when replacing. The stalling problem could be also from the belt being stretched or the timer relay is weak

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My amana dryer model is making screeching sound


Hi Peggy...
ALWAYS UNPLUG YOUR DRYER BEFORE STARTING ANY REPAIRS
Your problem sounds like drum rollers have flat spots on them or in need of lubrication, or maybe your belt has slipped off of the idler arm pulley. If you have a front loading machine, Remove the electrical console that holds the timer switch, start switch, etc. from the top of the dryer. BE REAL CAREFUL not to knock any of the wires off of the timer switch. Then remove the top of the dryer. Remove the front of the dryer. This will expose the drum and belt. Remove the drum and belt and this will expose the drum rollers, idler arm pulley and motor. Now is a good time to check the belt to see if it has slipped off of the idler arm pulley and also to check the belt condition for wear. Be sure to note the route of the belt, this will come in handy when you go to reinstall the belt. Check your drum rollers for flat spots or wear, if they have flat spots or wear on them replace them. If the drum rollers don't have flat spots or wear on them then they probably only need lubrication. Lubricate the shaft of the rollers with a good grade of machine oil such as 3 in One oil. Reassemble the dryer, plug back in. This should solve your noise problem. I will include these two websites for parts and further help: http://www.partselect.com/ http://www.appliancepartspros.com/index.aspx Both also have chat assistance 24/7. Good Luck, I hope this helps Please rate me, Thank You

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My amana dryer, model# LEM447W, will not spin. set timer, push to start and all i get was a ginding noise then dryer cuts off.


Check the bottom of the until and make sure that your bearings are working properly and that they are not stuck. This could also be a brake issue holding the tumbler from working correctly remove the back panel and look for any damage and wear on the machine

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