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Wont spin put in clothes turn on I get heat engine sounds like it is tumbling the clothes, but it isn't

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Take the lower panel off the dryer and look inside, there should be a belt around the tub, if not, yours is broken. You can probably get a replacement part at the Sears parts center of Home Depot, then go online to the manufactorer of your product and you can get a picture of the way the belt should be installed. Probably cost less than $20.00 and an hour to get the part and put it on.

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