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17 year old machine/shorts out when trying to start.Should I just replace it?

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Could be heater element or motor

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Let m be Marian's age, d Diana's age and c Carlos age.
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  • two years from now Marian will be twice as old as Diana: m+2=2*(d+2) so m+2=2d+4 so 2d=m-2 or d=(m-2)/2=m/2-1
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I presume that you could turn the drum by hand? Also how old/used is it, please?
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