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I can feel heat in the dryer and it makes a buzzing nosie but wont turn when i press start

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Turn your power off, then reach inside the drum and turn the drum 1/4-1/2 turn. Turn your power back on and try pressing the start switch again.
Sometimes motors get a dead spot in them and this helps to move it from the dead spot.
If that doesn't help then listen again closely, and may be the humming is your motor running...if the motor is running then that would indicate a broken belt might be your problem.
If none of the above is your problem then your problem could be your motor.
I hope this helps

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