Question about Dryers
Dryer won't run, but hot air blow and humming when turned on
Belt is off, idler is off or broken. Replace the belt and idler. Make sure it is installed correctly with tension on the belt. It will take care of your problem
When I try and start my ge dbb3300eaoww dryer it buzzes as if it wants to start if I spin it with my hand it will work. I put a new belt on it and it does the same thing.
Motor start switch is bad. This is typically replaceable with out replacing the motor.
Will take care of the problem.
My drum will sometimes stop turning in the middle of a cycle, and the motor just hums. I pause the dryer, open the door, rotate the drum, unplug and plug the electrical, and then it will usually complete the cycle. Does that mean the belt is "occasionally" slipping? How do I check this?
Replace the belt. It has stretched to the point it no longer can carry the load. Should consider replacing the idler at the same time. This will take care of the problem.
Posted on Nov 22, 2008
Either the belt around the drum and motor has broken or is sliping, OR the motor is in a bind. Defeat the door switch and try to turn the drum by hand while trying to start it. If it turns freely with little or no resistance the belt is broken or slipping. If it is hard to turn or it tries to turn some then stops the motor is defective or the belt is slipping.
Posted on Sep 15, 2007
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: Hotpoint condenser dryer ctd00
change the drive belt. evidently the belt has stretched to the point the belt tensioning device can no longer do its job. when you change the belt make a diagram of which way the belt is reaved through the tensioning device. if you don't you'll be back here asking how to arrange the belt.
Posted on Jun 19, 2008
Sounds like a weak motor. You'll have to get a new motor installed. They are fairly inexpensive and easy to install yourself on that type of machine if you are handy. Motor is located in the bottom right of the machine, attached to the drum belt through a small pulley underneath the drum next to the motor.
Posted on Dec 27, 2009
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