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The dryer is getting very hot round the front of the drum. Have checked belt at the back and that is working, as is the motor.Is there a thermostat that could be not working or something else?

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I would check the heat senor

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Check the blower to make sure it is properly secured on the motor shaft. Also check all of the bearings: motor, tensioner pulley and drum support rollers or drum bearings. You may have to disengage the belt to check the motor and tensioner.

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undo all of front (leave wires attached),,,, undo sides (take screws out of left and right sides approx 10 screws at back),,,,place belt round drum near mark left by old one,,,, lean on front of drum to lower drum to the motor spindle,,,,,,pushing hard down on drum will bend the drum on the inside as it touches the motor housing (don't worry it bends back),,,,,,,you should then have the drum close enough to the spindle to lever the belt over by hand,,,,,pull drum back up,,,,,rotate by hand to let the belt self align,,,,shouldn't come off spindle if you put it on with 3-4 grooves spare,,,,,, do back up (10 screws),,,,put front back on and pull drum onto the lip on the front of the frame, the new belt may be squeaky until it is wore in, Hope this helped Tim

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Dryer is squeeking


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The motor bearings may be worn. Remove the drum drive belt and then start the dryer. If it squeals with the belt off then the motor bearings are likely worn.

There is a small roller that tightens the drive belt for the drum. They can squeak. Remove the lower front panel and you should see the small roller near the motor and belt.
Another is the two larger rollers that support the drum. You will see this if you remove the front lower panel. Another is where the drum rides on the upper round part of the door/opening and it has a plastic guide that separates the metal drum from the metal door/opening. Over time this wears out and the two metal pieces will squeak.


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Hot point dryer drum wont spin-gets hot though model DLB2450BELWH


ALWAYS UNPLUG YOUR DRYER BEFORE ATTEMPTING TO DO ANY WORK ON IT.
Sounds like your problem may be a broken belt, or the belt may have slipped off of the motor pulley, or idler arm pulley.
If you have to replace your drum belt and if you have a front loading machine.
Remove the electrical console 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 machine, this will expose the belt and drum, remove
the drum and belt and this will expose the drum rollers, idler arm bracket
with pulley, and motor with pulley.
Pay attention to the route of the belt,this will come in handy when you go
to reinstall the belt and drum.
Sometimes the belt will slip off of the idler arm or motor causing the drum
not to turn.
While you have the drum out, I would recommend that you lubricate the drum
rollers at the shaft of the roller with a good grade of machine oil like 3
in One oil. This will save you a problem later with the rollers getting
noisy, also check your drum rollers for flat spots, if they have flat spots
on them this will cause a noise like a thumping type noise.
You will need to replace the drum rollers if they have flat spots on them.
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Drum of dryer not going round


ALWAYS UNPLUG YOUR DRYER BEFORE ATTEMPTING TO DO ANY WORK ON IT.
Sounds like your problem may be a broken belt
If you have to replace your drum belt and if you have a front loading machine.
Remove the front of the machine, this will expose the belt and drum, remove the drum and belt and this will expose the drum rollers, idler arm bracket with pulley, and motor with pulley.
Sometimes the belt will slip off of the idler arm or motor causing the drum not to turn.
While you have the drum out, I would also recommend that you lubricate the drum rollers at the shaft of the roller with a good grade of machine oil like 3 in One oil. This will save you a problem later with the rollers getting noisy, also check your drum rollers for flat spots, if they have flat spots on them this will cause a noise like a thumping type noise. You will need to replace the drum rollers if they have flat spots on them.
Good luck,
I hope this helps

Oct 17, 2009 | Hotpoint Dryers

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The dryer gets hot but the drum does not turn


sir please check the motor is running and this will be fixed inside the dryer and a belt will be fixed which makes the drum to rotate when the motor starts.so you should check both the belt and the motor.

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Remove the complete rear panel of m/c if it is a washer dryer, you will see the drum pulley in the center, and the motor pulley is at the top of the m/c
Put belt round motor pulley first, and feed belt round drum pulley.
If it is a washer on its own, remove the small center cover at rear of washer, and remove top cover also.

Put belt round motor pulley first and carefully feed belt round drum pulley, you will find this easier to do if you unhook the rear retaining spring.
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open case
loop belt around bits
close case

more particularly

Unplug dryer
pull dryer away from wall
remove 1 screw each side at back of top plate
slide top plate backwards and lift off
undo 1 screw each side of front kickplate
tlit front panel up
unplug door switch
set front panel aside
careful of control panel its V.fragile
(I lay the dryer on its back)
pull out old belt and bits of belt
loop new belt round drum at wear marks
pull tensioner to end of travel against spring
loop belt round motor pulley & both tensioner wheels(most creda) 1 wheel (old)
relax tensioner
rotate drum by hand to make sure belt wont jump off

reassemble in reverse order
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Install dryer belt


more information needed to specifcally match the model
however dryers are all similar so
generically, UNPLUG dryer

A:top mounted lint filter (kenmore maytag(New))
  • remove lint filter
  • remove screws in lint filter housing
  • with putty knife or other flat blade depress lock tabs at front corners of top body panel
  • tilt top panel up
  • remove screws 1/3 way down each side, remove door switch wires
  • remove front panel set aside
B:dryers with screws at bottom of front panel (maytag speedqueen)
  • remove screws from bottom of front panel
  • tilt front panel up
  • remove door switch wires
  • remove front panel set aside
All
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  • examine drum felts, rollers, and slides for wear replace if worn
  • wrap new belt round drum at old wear marks
  • insert drum
  • wrap belt round motor pully
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  • wrap belt round tensioner pulley
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reassemble

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check the thermostats and see if your belt is still there if not put a new belt in

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