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I have a kenmore, front loading dryer, up till yesterday, fine. Today, turn it on I have power & it makes a humming noise, but no tumble & no drying, constant humming till I turn it off. Any suggestions?

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Sounds like motor is stalled. Remove the lint filter, look inside down toward the bottom left corner at the blower wheel. Something may be jammed in the blower wheel. If difficult to see, TURN OFF POWER TO MACHINE, remove bottom access panel. 2 to 3 screws on bottom of panel. Remove lint housing (3 to 4 screws) and inspect blower wheel for debris.

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