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The dryer will heat up etc but will not spin...any suggestions?

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There is a belt that goes around the drum and is attached to a pulley at the bottom. you will need to unplug the dryer access either the front or back and check to see if the belt is tight. if its loose or snapped off, you may have to purchase a new one. it's cheaper than replacing it with a new dryer. good luck!

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