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Thump Lint screen was out, started dryer... heard a thump and dryer stopped working

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The drive belt broke and the thumping was caused by a flatten roller on the belt tensioner. Replace the tensioner pulley and the belt to get it running like new again

Posted on May 25, 2010

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U have some piece of clothing jamming up the works. Unless you find it and remove it yourself you are looking at a nice expensive repair since the guy is not gonna come out to help you on the cheap.

U have learned a lesson the hard way but one that you will surely never forget! LINT SCREEN MUST BE IN PLACE.

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