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Please help i changed the dryer belt i turn on the dryer it makes a humming sound and smells as if something is burning.

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The belt is not on right and it is slipping on the motor shaft...


There can be many reasons why your dryer will not start or turn...

The most common causes are the belt breaking or jumping off, or the motor going bad...

Here are a couple of tips that I wrote will help you to figure out why your dryer will not run...

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Posted on Sep 12, 2010

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