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Drum not turning

The drum on my whirlpool model ler5636j electric dryer has stopped turning. I can hear the motor running, and it seems to be prodicing heat, but the drum remains stationary. any suggestions how to correct this problem? WD

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Re: drum not turning

Might helpto say which panel to remove. front, side or rear

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Re: drum not turning

Remove panels to gain access to the drum belt and replace it. usually less than $10 repair for do-it-yourself.

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