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Dryer turns on - we hear the motor going - but the clothes do not tumble - the barrel isnt turning

The dryer will not turn ... we hear the motor running, but the clothes are not tumbling around ... what should i do?

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Hi welcome to Fixya

You must pop off the top of the dryer then remove the front after the front is off you can remove drum .
The belt goes around the drum and the motor pully and under the tentioner wheel after you get belt on replace front and top.

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