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Dryer drum wont turn

I have had my electric maytag dryer for 2 years and yesterday the drum stopped turning and it is not heating up. The controls are still working. We took it apart and realigned the belt, which was in good condition, but it still will not work. What else could it be?

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Re: Dryer drum wont turn

These units use two circuits to operate. It is entirely possible that the circuit breaker for one is open. The breakers are linked units...generally 30-40 amperes. Turn both off and then on.

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