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Drum won't turn

All control lights work, says drying when started but drum does not rotate. No noise. Belt is ok.

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Most likely a broken belt

Posted on Dec 01, 2013

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

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SOURCE: Dryer 6 months old. When in the drying cycle, a

ALWAYS UNPLUG YOUR DRYER BEFORE STARTING ANY REPAIRS
Your problem sounds like drum rollers are in need of lubrication, or maybe your drum 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.
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Posted on May 24, 2010

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SOURCE: the drum will not rotate

I did the same thing this morning... It was going to take a couple of days before repair technician was going to be able to repair it. So, I took the back cover off, and the idler pulley tensioner spring had fell off (that was the sound you heard... Then, I had to re-index the belt back to its groove on the drum. When I did that, I realized that the idler pulley had to be pulled all the way to the right and actually held the belt around the drive pulley. Hope that helps someone.

Posted on Oct 06, 2010

hunter19_46m
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SOURCE: I was drying and heard a kind of banging pop noise

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If you hear a loud bang while your dryer is working, and you notice that the
drum has stopped turning, chances are the drivebelt has snapped.
Fortunately, replacing the belt is a fairly straightforward operation that
can be handled with a few simple tools.
First, unplug the dryer. Lift the lint-screen cover and pull out the lint screen
If your dryer has a lint screen on the inside of the door, skip this step.
Then remove the two screws that are under the cover. To unlatch the dryer top,
insert a thin-blade putty knife between the top and front panel,
about 2 1/2 in. in from one corner. Push in on the knife to release the locking
clip, lift the corner, then release the clip on the other side. Swing the top
up and lean it against the wall.
Next, move to the lower toe panel. Slip the putty knife between the lower panel
and the door panel at one side and twist the knife to release the clip
Then release the opposite clip and lift the panel up and off the hinge springs.
To support the dryer drum while the belt is being replaced, place scrap wood
under the front of the drum.
Loosen the two screws at each side of the bottom of the front panel.
Move to the top of the panel and remove the screws from the inside of the
cabinet that hold the front panel to the sides.
Slide the old belt off the drum.
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Installing the belt
Lean the front panel out slightly and allow the drum to rest on the scrap wood
support. Drop the new dryer belt between the front panel and the drum, and
loop it over the drum. Then, lift the drum slightly while pushing the front
panel back into position.
Replace the screws at the top inside of the front panel, tighten the lower panel
screws and remove the scrap wood from under the drum. Check to make sure that
the rear drum seal fits properly over the lip on the rear bulkhead.
Position the new belt where the old belt was, with the grooved side of the belt
facing down.
Now, move to the motor area and pull out the old belt. To route the new belt
around the idler and drive pulley, first pass the entire belt, doubled up,
under the idler pulley. Then, push the idler belt toward the motor, slip the
belt around the motor pulley and release the tension on the idler pulley.

Open the dryer door and rotate the drum counterclockwise a few times to make
sure the belt is tracking properly. Lower the top and press down at each
corner to engage the clips. Lift the lint-screen cover, replace the two screws
and reinstall the lint screen. Finally, secure the lower front panel and turn
on the dryer for a test.
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Posted on Jan 04, 2011

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SOURCE: dryer drum making noise but

Hi,
Here is a tip that I wrote about dryers and noises...

It will help you determine what is happening there...

Dryer Repair Squeaks, Grinding, Clicking and Knocking Noise


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Posted on Aug 11, 2011

Macmarkus
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SOURCE: dryer the drum won't turn when start

Hello Terry, welcome to FixYa.

I hope this works for you. I've answered similar questions many times with these LG dryers. When the belt "pops" off it usually is not broke, just off the idler pulley/tensioner.

I've attached a link to just such a question posted some time ago and my solution to that post is there.

http://www.fixya.com/support/t10216567-lg_2050w_dryer_wont

Let me know how you make out. if there is any problem with the link/solution...or if indeed this solves your problem. Good luck.

Regards,

Macmarkus :)

Posted on Nov 04, 2011

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