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Condensing tumble dryer not running

When power is applied and dryer turned on, sounds as though motor is running but drum is not turning. If left on smell of burning developes. Have removed small panel at rear of dryer and I believe the drive belt for the drum is intact. Wondered if you could shed some light.
Model Hotpoint Aquarious Condensing Tumble Dryer CTD00.

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  • Anonymous Mar 15, 2014

    Tumble dryer turns on ok but when you press start the consumer unit in house trips out and there was a smell of burning from machine.took off side panel and the motor has burn marks on top and cables going in have started to melt hence the burning smell

  • Anonymous Mar 20, 2014

    The power turns on, but when I hit start the drum will not turn.

  • Anonymous Mar 23, 2014

    Water is leaking at the bottom of the front of the tumble dryer.

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Has the belt shredded and wrapped itself around the shaft? try to manually rotate the drum to see if the belt is free and the motor shaft moves. it sounds like the motor is stuck and the smell is the uncirculated heat at the back. let me know your results.
taking the lid off will gain access.

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