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I set the timer then push the ignition button all I get is droning sound and no drum rotation mallardman

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Bad or broken belt or it may have`slipped of motor pulley due to overweight load

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Could be a broken belt spin the tumbler by hand it if it spins real easy the belt is off or broke another thing to try if you have resistance when turning the drum have a helper for this one open the door and hold the door switch in set timer to a cycle and press start while holding switch and buzzing spin drum and see if it will continue to rotate while holding switch if so motor going bad

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If you hear the motor humming and not starting at all it most likely has a severe friction problem with the drum or motor. It could possibly have some type of garment jamming the blower wheel preventing the motor from starting too.

Open the dryer door and manually rotate the dryer drum counter clockwise (CCW). It should take very little effort to rotate the drum. If it's hard to rotate that could explain why the motor hums instead of starting up. If it turns freely, shut the door and see if will start. If it still hums and not start it may have bad motor or a low voltage supply to the motor.

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I push the start button and nothing happens


Turn your power off and reach inside the drum and rotate the drum 1/4-1/2 turn, turn the power back on and try pushing the start button again.
Sometimes motors get dead spots in them and this helps to move it from the dead spot.
If that doesn't solve the problem try to listen very closely and see if you can hear the motor running...if it is then the problem is a broken belt.
Otherwise could be your timer switch faulty, or the start switch faulty.
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its sounds like you have a broken belt or a bad door swith open the door rotate the drum manually if it feels verry easy to turn that means your belt is broken if not you can check the wires then replace the door switck thanks from gilles

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