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Kenmore Series 80 Heavy Duty Gas Dryer turns on but drum won't move - is this likely a belt problem? Dryer is about 12-13 years old. Model 75651

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Good day,
Reach in, and see if you can move the drum. It will be a little stiff, but should turn.
If so, yes, it is probably a belt.

Look below. (Yes it is made by Whirlpool).
If hyperlink won't work, then copy and paste it in the address bar of your browser.

http://www.wikihow.com/Replace-a-Dryer-Belt-on-Whirlpool-Models

Posted on Dec 10, 2009

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  • John Hall Dec 10, 2009

    Hi Barb,

    Ask the tech to check the bearings while doing the belt change. The're inexpensive, and many time can contribute to a belt breaking.

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