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I have a Electrolux EDV505 cloths dryer that when you pres start the drum moves slightly but dose not turn all you hear is a buzzing noise, have replaced control board as per suggestions on line.

I have a Electrolux EDV505 cloths dryer that when you pres start the drum moves slightly but dose not turn all you hear is a buzzing noise, have replaced control board as per suggestions on trouble shooting web pages but has not fixed, is this the capacitor or the motor at fault?

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

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SOURCE: The Drum on my LG DLE2512W Dryer will not turn

no problem with motor or control board. fault is with the motor capacitor only. this is often attached to the motor or near it. the value of the capacitor will be printed on it (usually about 8uf) and you should be able to source from an electrical spares shop

Posted on May 23, 2007

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SOURCE: Dryer drum will not turn

Try pushing start button while turing drum clock wise and see if drum will start spinning, sounds like bad start winding or relay

Posted on Sep 17, 2007

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SOURCE: Bosch tumble dryer - drum

belt is broken - bit of a pig to fit. take top off and you will see that there is no belt round drum

Posted on Sep 25, 2008

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SOURCE: hotpoint vtd00p tumble dryer giving

I assume you fitted the right value capacitor and connected it up correctly,if you have then slip the belt of the motor, and make sure it is free to turn with no resistance.
Try it without the belt on, if it runs o/k then problem is elsewhere, if it still does not run , then you could have faulty motor, and or timer. That is as much as I can help you.
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Posted on Dec 22, 2008

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SOURCE: Loud buzzing noise

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.

Posted on Jun 18, 2009

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