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I have a frigidare model fde216res2 dryer when you turn it on the motor starts to run drum won't move and it smells like it is burniong replaced the belt what else can i do

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Inspect the drum circumference, front and backm inside and out.
There are drum rollers that support the drum and if 1 seizes, this can keep the drum from moving. Also the motor mount has an Idler pulley that can also seize. A foreign object stuck between the front and rear bulkheads can cause it to stall.
You should be able to freely rotate the drum without the belt being installed. if you have free rotation, then maybe you are improperly installing the belt. Follow the link to a belt diagram installation page.
http://www.repairclinic.com/0079.asp

Post me if you neeed any more help!

Thank you, Dave E. (Illeagle)

Posted on Jun 08, 2008

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