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It makes all the right noises but the drum doesn't turn any more, and it does not dry clothes.

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  • Jimmydee7465 Aug 05, 2008

    I don't know. Tried to get to the belt but couldn't figure out how to get to it.

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Are you sure the belt is not broken have you checked??

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