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Broken Kenmore 80 Series dryer

Hello I have a Kenmore clothes dryer (80 series) Model# 110.72812101  and it having a problem,the motor is working and the heat is coming in the dryer but the part where the clothes go to get dry is not turning ,what could be the problem ? and what can I do to fix this problem? I would be very grateful for your help ,I cannot afford to buy a new one at this time so I would like to fix this one with your help of course ,thank you so much.and have a great day.

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Re: Broken Kenmore 80 Series dryer

I sent a exact comment to other guy and response were much different ,I got all the information I wanted including part number and I even already order my part to fix it so thank you and next time you should not be so blunt.

Posted on Oct 23, 2007

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Re: Broken Kenmore 80 Series dryer

Sounds like you have a simple broken belt problem.  If you are sure the motor is working and the heating circuits are functioning, but the drum does not turn, the drum belt probably broke.  They are inexpensive to replace and are carried by almost any appliance repair store.

Posted on Oct 21, 2007

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