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Re: Drum won't turn
If your lint screen is on top of dryer pull it out and remove the 2 screws under it. then there are 2 clips under the front edge of the top. with a putty knife you can press the clips to raise the top. after top is up look inside on the right and left top part of the front of the dryer there is a screw on each side should 1/4" or 5/16" head. remove thoughs screws and front folds forward and lifts up to be removed.
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Check to see if the drum will turn by hand. If so, leave the door open but push the light switch button down and start the unit. Once you hear the humming sound, manually turn the drum with your hand to start. If the drum turns normally, you have a bad motor and needs to be replaced. If the drum does not turn, something is jamming the motor and needs to be disassembled and inspected.
Sounds like the belt that turns the drum has broken. the hum sound is the motor turning. Does it still get hot in the drum? If so then you need a replacement belt ($15-$25).You can open the rear or the dryer to confirm the belt is broken. Be sure to unplug from the wall outlet to avoid electrical shock.
unscrew the rear panel of the dryer,
You will most likeley find the rubber drive belt broken and wrapped around the drum or motor.
Take your make and model details to your local parts dealer and pick up a new belt, for a few $
like a fan belt it installs snaked around the drum, motor, and backwards around a tensioner
not really, it may only be a little effort to figure out how the new belt gets wrapped onto the tensioner pulley...the broken one is surely on the floor coiled up under the dryer like a dead snake....don't worry...it's dead.