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Have to dry close twice on automatic, or once on timed. Random triple beeps.

It started with the drum not turning, but it still heated. We cleaned all the exhaust duct (large amount of lint, house is 10 years old). I replaced the flex pipe from the dryer to the wall with rigid 4" duct and 90's, sealed the joints with metal duct tape. We have an extended warranty and they replaced the control panel (where all the buttons are), and I guess the primary control board, it's about 5"x 10". It seems that the clothes take a very long time to dry since all this occured. In order to get clothes dry we have to put it on "Heavy Duty & more" setting, or timed dry for about an hour. A new trick that's going on now is that while it's operating it makes random beeps in sequence of three to four beeps, and there is condensation in the "estimated time remaining" screen. Any suggestions?

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Re: Have to dry close twice on automatic, or once on...

Sounds like the drum belt has broken. It's connected around the drum and motor pulley. Without the belt turning the drum it will be near to impossible to dry the clothes, Hope this helps, Sea Breeze

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