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F&P ED56 dryer hard to get rolling.

F&P ED56 dryer. Over the past few months, seems as though it is getting harder to start rolling. The bigger the load, the harder and also when it reverses. No load, it starts easier but getting worse. Had a similar problem with a Whirlpool years ago - replaced the bearings and it was fine. Wondering if it could be a similar problem or - the capacitor. Any advice appreciated. Frank

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    Rick Ead May 11, 2010

    have you d-linted your dryer? have u replaced the rollers belt and tensioner pulley?

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It will be the capacitor. the cap is located on the bracket holding the motor. by memory it is a 4 or 6 uF rating. do u need help in replacing it? please reply 4 more help.god luck. please turn off power b4 you work on it dont want any accidents.

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