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Loud buzzing noise

When pushing in the start switch the dryer makes a loud buzzing sound like the motor is locked up or maybe the switch is bad..The drum will not turn as well nothing happens except the loud buzzing noise.. Thanks..

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Seems the the motor is ****! avoid switching it more further to prevent its motor from burning!
motor could be stuck due to rust build-up.
or something might have jammed along the motor area or along the rotating part.

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