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Your belt is probably broken. Pop the top (held by spring clips and MAYBE a screw or 2)

Find the belt and try to pull upon it. If you dont see it ... it is on the bottom of the device. Belt is about 3/8 wide, generally.

Remove the front - the drum will fall free.

Find replacement at a FixYa.com advertiser or your local appliance parts place or at www.repairclinic.com

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