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My dryer is not spining. it's heating but not spinning

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Sounds like your drive belt is broken.

Posted on May 29, 2011

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if the dryer stopped spining there are 4 things to look at
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2 the dryer wheels these ware down and break off this is what helps keep dryer in a spin straight
3 this is the crucial one the motor siezed up from lack of appliance oil not being added to a regular maintenance
4 the guages has stopped working but i doubt this if it still keeps a timer going round this would not be it you dont have to run dryer to test guages just set guage to a time and see if it rotates with the time on it
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