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Whirlpool Electric Front Load Dryer

Dryer does not spin, although motor sounds like it is getting power.

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  • Jonathan45 May 07, 2008

    Thanks! I'll check it out.

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    Dryer not spinning but motor is running

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This can mean 2 or 3 things.
Fist of all your drivebelt can be worn or lose Pleasec check.
Your bearing can be gone or your motor is broken.
Chek if motor runs witout the belt.
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You can try this first:
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