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snake2698

07:29AM | 02/09/07
Member Since: 02/08/07
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I have a Whirlpool dryer about 16 yrs. old

The problem is when you push the start button

it will buzz, like it is in a bind, but will not turn, I have replace the belt, and wheels, but to no avail, the motor will run with the belt off, and you can turn the drum buy hand, any ideas?

Thanks,

Mike

DanO

08:45AM | 02/09/07
Member Since: 11/11/02
2271 lifetime posts
** when you push the start button it will buzz **

What exactly is buzzing, the motor???

** the motor will run with the belt off **

If the motor WILL run with the belt off but not with it on and the drum is not binding, etc., there may be a problem in the motor's bearings in which case the motor likely needs to be replaced.

JMO

Dan O.

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