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My Maytag dryer will not spin when I turn it on, although it starts to heat up. I checked the fuse box and nothing seems to be wrong there.

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Check the drum belt,to do this remove the lower front cover kick plate screws and then the cover will open up like a car hood,remove this then the top cover and see if the belt is broken or the belt tensioner is weak or broken and replace whats bad to get belt tension back to turn drum again

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    Warning! To avoid personal injury or even death, always disconnect your appliance from its power source--that is, unplug it or break the connection at the circuit breaker or fuse box--before you do any troubleshooting or repair work on your appliance. Also, because some components may have sharp edges, use caution while working on your appliance.

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