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My westinghouse dryer ld505 installed but it is only beeping & drum is not rolling? can u advise please.

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SOURCE: Dryer drum doesn't sart rolling when it is turned on.

It is not using the start winding in the motor. You might be able to remove the end bell and clean the switch?

Posted on Apr 24, 2009

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UNPLUG YOUR DRYER BEFORE STARTING ANY REPAIRS
Your problem sounds like drum rollers have flat spots on them or in need of lubrication.
And also the noise could be the front seal is out of alignment or broken and this may cause the machine to be slower in tumbling.
If you have a front loading machine,
Remove the electrical box that holds the timer switch, start switch, etc. from the top of the dryer. Be real careful not to knock any of the wires off of the timer switch. Then remove the top of the dryer.
Remove the front of the dryer. Now you should be able to see the front seal and see if it is ok and now this will also expose the drum and belt Remove the drum and belt and this will expose the drum rollers.
Check your rollers for flat spots, if they have flat spots on them replace them.
If they don't then they probably only need lubrication. Lubricate the shaft of the rollers with a good grade of machine oil such as 3 in One oil. Reassemble the dryer, plug back in. This should solve your noise problem.
I will include these two websites for parts and further help:
http://www.partselect.com/
http://www.appliancepartspros.com/index.aspx
Both also have chat assistance 24/7.
Good Luck,
I hope this helps

Posted on Oct 26, 2009

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