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The dryer throws hot air, but the barrel inside will not go around

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It is either your belt broke, the rollers or your motor burnt out. you will have to take a screw driver and remove the front panel. Make sure it is unplugged. one the screws are removed you will have to pry the top up, it should pop off easy if not then you missed a screw. Lean the lid all the way up an look to see if the belt is around the drum, shold be in the middle and tight.

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