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My dryer is makeing a loud humming sound , whats causing it

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If The dryer is not turning then the motor is locked up or possibly dirty open the door and push the door switch in turn the drum and push the start button it should start to run if it does you should clean out the motor.If that does not solve the problem replace the motor

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