Question about Amana ALG331RAW Gas Dryer
Makes a buzzing noise when I try to engage dryer, will not turn on.
Your machine needs a new motor the start switch on the motor has worn out I have tried replacing the sart switch but the result is the same!
Posted on Aug 22, 2008
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
see if you can spin the drum by hand,if you can sounds like you have abad motor,or something could be stuck in the blower wheel jamming the motor and the belt broke but the sound is the motor,you need to get in there and look,let me know what you find and if i can help you with anything else
Posted on Apr 16, 2010
first thing to do is open the door hold the switch closed and try to turn it on at the same time turnong the drum by hand,if the drum turns there could be a couple of this wrong.
the first thing is the motor has alot of lint build up around and in it this can be clean with a vaccum,there will be a small access panel on the bottom left side of the dryer in the rear remove the pane and you can see the motor.if the motor is clean and free of lint then you might have a bad start winding in the motor and needs to be replace.if the motor still does not turn then you may need to replace the start switch.good luck with your dryer i hope this helps you out.
Posted on Jan 22, 2010
Try holding the door switch lever in and turning the drum hard by hand. It sounds like you have a start switch out in the motor.
Posted on May 20, 2008
SOURCE: dryer does not start
Sounds like your motor has gone bad...
A dryer may not start for many reasons...
This tip that I wrote will help you to figure out what is happening...
Posted on Apr 17, 2010
Testimonial: "Thanks heatman. I appreciate the timely response and links. Will follow your advice to try to isolate the problem."
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