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Upon clicking the start button on the Dryer...the motor hums and does not turn the drum. After several attempts trying to engage motor from the start button...it then just clicks. Prior to this the dryer would start and run for about 10 minutes then the motor would hum louder until it would shut off and then not start reverting to the problem explained above...when the dryer did run for that initial few minutes, it did heat up. I have removed the back panels and don't see an easy access to the motor to see if there is a reset switch or if there maybe something hanging up from keeping it engaging the drum and overloading the motor...model LGR4634E

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Good day,
Sounds like a bad motor. You access the motor from the front.
You can check bearings while you have it down. The only touchy part is getting the blower wheel off. Sometimes the are frozen, and have to be broken out.
Here's an excellent tutorial.

http://www.applianceaid.com/wpmotor-change.html

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