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Replaced motor dryer only handles small loads

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  • cahazuka May 11, 2010

    is the drum turning?? is the motor correct size/model . check the belt to be sure belt is not slipping or have lint on belt or pully

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Is the motor an original replacement and was the pulley installed properly? Is the belt in good condition? Was the belt tensioning device installed as previous? Were the drum bearings checked? Why did the previous motor fail? Answers to these questions may help correct the problem. Check to see what stops turning besides the drum when a too-heavy load is presented.

Posted on Nov 12, 2009

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