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Dryer drum will not spin when you push start button.

Dryer will come on when you push the start button but drum will not spin. You can turn the dryer drum manually but it won't turn on it's own with the motor going. There is a smooth knob like thing on the back of the dryer that spins when the drum spin and the little knob like thing won't spin now.

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Can you hear the motor running? if so its probably a broke belt

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