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Dryer is doing everything but drum spinning... counter thinks its going... have not let it go long enough to see what heating is doing but drum is not moving.....?

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Sounds like the belt:

http://www.partselect.com/dryer+dryer-wont-tumble+repair.htm

routing of belt:
http://forum.appliancepartspros.com/dryer-repair/25860-dryer-belt-diagrams.html

Good Luck Tim

Posted on May 10, 2011

  • spfite762000 May 11, 2011

    Thank you Tim. Thats what I had my money bet on.... just wanted a confirmation. now praying its not too expensive.

  • Tim Whalen May 11, 2011

    if it is the belt check eBay I got on for under $5 with shipping included.

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