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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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Posted on Sep 12, 2010

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SOURCE: Dryer motor just hums

Sounds like the belt has been stretched and is not letting the motor turn the drum. If the motor is not turning at all then your motor is burnt out and needs ot be replaced

Posted on May 22, 2009

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SOURCE: dryer wont start when start button is pressed, but humming sound

I'd sure start by making sure the belt isn't broken. You can usually see the belt with a flashlight after accessing the panel (some are in front, others in the rear) - don't go probing around bare armed without unplugging the unit....

Posted on Jul 20, 2009

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SOURCE: dryer drum will not spin. motor hums when button

either the belt is broken that turns the motor or thr idler tension pulley is bad, if it were a motor problem the breaker most likely will trip

Posted on Nov 01, 2009

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SOURCE: press the start button on dryer, it hums but wont

Sounds like a weak motor. You'll have to get a new motor installed. They are fairly inexpensive and easy to install yourself on that type of machine if you are handy. Motor is located in the bottom right of the machine, attached to the drum belt through a small pulley underneath the drum next to the motor.

Posted on Dec 27, 2009

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SOURCE: dryer wont start, makes a humming noise. I have to

My drum would not turn. Upon further inspection, I realized that it was cracked (split, fractured, etc.) in the back of the drum. I could pry it together and then it would spin briefly, but would get stuck again.

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