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I have a AD55 Dryer. When I turn it on it makes a sound but the dryer doesn't turn around.

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Does the sound it makes sound like a motor running? When you start a dryer a motor that is coupled to the drum starts turning. It is possible that the belt has come off of the motor pulley. You will need to remove the back cover and look inside to determine if this has happened.

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