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Dryer drum won't turn

I have a frigidaire model FER211AS2 and the drum won't turn at all,not even by hand.The belt is not broke and the motor is turning.When I try to start it it makes a humming noise and the drum kicks a little but will not spin.Please help.Thank you.

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Re: Dryer drum won't turn - Dryers

Bad rear bearing in drum

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