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Dryer was working and finished a cycle. I tried to turn it back on. When I press the start button it will beep but the drum will not spin. It seems to go through the cycles and will beep and show that all cycles have completed. Except it never started at all. I don't hear a motor or anything running and the drum does not spin. I have a Maytag EPIC MED9700SQ.

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Usually this means the belt is broken,the belt may have just been old and worn out and it was time to replace it,or perhaps the wheels locked up or the idler and caused the belt to break. Look around for stiff wheels, bad bearings, glides and idlers. Its a good idea to oil the rollers with some temp resistant oil such as zoom oil. Dont use WD40 as this stuff is highly flammable and may cause a fire.

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