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I have model number HZGR 641750 gas dryer. Whenyou press start, the motor hums, but it doesn't engage. The drum can turn manually, the belt is intact

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  • lwillow Oct 13, 2010

    there is no water pump, IT IS A DRYER!!!!



    Any other suggestions???

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What ya gotta do is remove the front and get the drum out. The limit is mounted on the rear upper right hand corner on frigidaire dryers. I have a service manual and repair photos HERE

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    Dan Webster Oct 13, 2010

    Page 47 shows an excellent photo of the thermal limiter


    http://frigidaireservicetips.com/pdfs/36...

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Hi


Thanks for using FixYa. As the belt is intact then please check if some small clothes have been stuck in the water pump. If still the issue persists, then it seems that the drive motor has gone bad. Please remove the debris from the drain hoses and the drain. If it is clogged, clean it. Now close the door and press start/stop button and it will start to spin after the door is locked. Please do accept the solution if the issue is resolved or post a comment for further assistance.


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Rylee

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    Rylee Smith Oct 13, 2010

    I missed out on dryer, if the motor hums then it is the motor that has gone bad and should be replaced.

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