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How do I get the front of the dryer off? It looks like its just one big skirt from the front to the back. I have a maytag mde4658atw. I was able to get the top off and can see the drum. The belt is on and the drum will not turn not even by hand. It makes a huming sound when I try to turn it on. The vents are all clean-I am trying to check the motor but I can't get to it. I'm really not even sure what to check for when I do get to it?

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Hello

Best to go in from the back or tilt the dryer on its side and remove bottom panel.

Before you go too far make sure the door switch is not messing with you.

Try holding it in with your finger the turn on the dryer.

Also could be a bad motor if you can not turn by hand.

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