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Theres a buzzing sound when dryer turned to on and a smell of sometihing burning

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Motor is going bad...


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...

Dryer Repair - The Dryer is not Turning

Dryer Repair - The dryer will not start


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The motor on your dryer has gone bad. The humming is the motor trying to start and the smell is the motor getting hot because it is not starting.
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It sounds like the motor has burned up or is burning up is why you are getting that smell. There could at the same time be a wire that has come loose or burned off that is causing it not to come on.

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99% of the time , a buzzing motor means the motor is almost burned up. Especially when you can smell it. A burnt motor calls for more current due to the laws of electricity and this overheats the motor windings and this is what you smell. If you are lucky, one other thing can cause a motor to buzz. Something is binding somewhere and the motor is not strong enough to turn the shaft. You would smell this also, but if you can find what is binding it and remove it, then you should be ok if you have not used it too much with it smelling. Look for a sock or wash rag tangled inside the dryer between the drum and the inner walls. This extra "drag" would cause the symptoms you are seeing, but something tells me that you have a burned up motor.

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