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When we press start on our Frigidaire dryer it makes a hum, buzz noise and it wont run.

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Either you have a bad motor or something is binding it up.open the door and see if you can spin the drum,if it spins freely it most likely is the motor but i've seen the belt break and get jammed in the motor so it would be a good idea to get in there and check it out,if the drum is hard to move again it could be the bearing in the motor or a sock or something could be stuck in the blower wheel which is connected to the motor binding it up,again you'll have to get in there to check it out,send the model number next time and let me know what you find

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