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Matage Dryer LDE 7600 dried two loads today and then just quit turning on the third load. The heat is working, motor sounds like it is working but the drum quit turning. Can I fix it myself?

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If the drum quit turning and the motor is running, then the belt has broke. Replace the belt with this part. Here is a video to walk you thru the repair.


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