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It dries for a while (30 min), smells like burning rubber and then stops. If it is the motor, can I replace it myself? I'm pretty handy and have a cohort to help. Thanks so much!

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The first thing you should do is look inside the dryer and see if your belt is bad.
Then get deeper into repairs.

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