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Maytag dryer buzzes on start up then the drum has a hard time to start to turn

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Hello Friend, From my experience, it sounds like the motor is tired and getting ready to fail. Only option is to replace. Happy to help, Tim.

Posted on Jun 26, 2009

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My dryer initially makes a buzzing sound and will not begin the cycle until I give it a few turns manually...


you have a bad motor,if you open the door,hold the door switch in with one hand and spin the drum with the other and have someone else push the start button on and if by helping it to spin it starts usually the motor is bad but i did find on the maytag neptune style dryer that the belt cut into the belt pulley and was holding up the drum and the motor was buzzing like it was bad but like i say usually it's the motor.next time send the brand name and model number and i can help you out better.

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There can be many reasons why your dryer will not start or turn...

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There can be many reasons why your dryer will not start or turn...

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Maytag mde6000ayw motor will not turn drum. I just get buzzing.


Hi,
The buzzing means that the motor is getting power but is not turning...
You will need to replace the motor...

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When i push the start button the dryer buzzes like it wants to turn on but does not start turning. then it stops buzzing when i release the start button.


SOUNDS LIKE A MOTOR WINDING. GRAB A HELPER TO PUSH TO BUTTON WHILE YOU HOLD THE DOOR SWICH IN AND TURN THE DRUM SEE IF IT STARTS THEN. YOU MAY NEED A MOTOR.

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Maytag dryer makes an electrical buzzing noise when start button


It sounds to me like the motor is not turning, but the heating element is coming on. with no air flowing over the element, it is getting too hot. Can you operate the start switch with the top tilted up so you can see if the motor is turning but the drum is not, and just where the buzzing is coming from. Also, I would try the dryer on manual setting and on air dry to see if any setting works. Good luck

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Dryer will not turn on. makes slight buzzing sound when button is pushed. Light goes on, power is on.


Sounds like the motor is gone. Try opening the door and pushing the door swithch inside the dryer door cavity.This may take two people but while holding the door switch, push the start switch and turn the dryer drum at the same time.(in a clock direction) If the dryer starts it means the moter is shot.

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a thermal fuse should read shorted until it gets hot .. the buzzing you hear might be the motor running but not turning the drum .. that would be a broken belt .. the motor is spring loaded to keep the belt tight ..the belt is long .. it goes around the drum and down to the motor ... belts are available at many appliance parts shops .. changing it is not hard for someone handy .. a bit more than you would want to handle if you are not mechanically inclined ... on some maytags the whole front of the dryer comes off with just two screws near the bottom .. that makes servicing much easier ..

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Something is keeping the motor from starting properly. Does it start more consistently with an empty drum? The burning could be the belt slipping because the drum cannot turn. May need a belt and drum support pulleys or could be more serious. Complete diagnosis requires hands on.
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the motor is bad i run in to this a lot in the field the motor isn't strong enough to pull the drum but it is good enough to pull itself
replace the motor and this should take care of the problem good luck

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