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Older GE dryer: heats fine, drum doesn't turn

Model DDE 7500GAL WH There's a very faint humming. Apparently it worked fine through one load then wouldn't turn on the next, but if the belt's been stretching out they might not have noticed it slipping.
Once I find my missing socket wrench I can get inside. Will I be able to diagnose the problem visually?


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Check that the blower housing is clear of foreign objects by trying to move the drum by hand in a counter clockwise direction ,dont go to far just try and move it, if that is clear, it will move freely, if not clear blower housing, if that is not your problem then you may have a bad motor.

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