Dryer won’t spin or tumble – How to fix a dryer that will not turn

Dryer won't spin or tumble – How to fix a dryer that will not turn

A clothes dryer that does not tumble or spin could be due to a broken belt, worn drum rollers, drum glide, or drum bearing or defective motor. Here’s how to tell which part is causing your dryer not to turn and how to fix it.

Broken Drive Belt

Electrolux Dryer Drum Belt 137292700 Part Number

Electrolux Dryer Drum Belt 137292700 Part Number

The dryer drive belt wraps around the dryer drum and the motor pulley. The motor rotates the belt and the belt turns the drum. If you hear Continue reading

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Dryer not heating up – How to fix no heat in dryer

Dryer not heating - How to fix a dryer that does not heatIf your dryer is no longer getting hot or producing heat, it might be due to any number of parts or it might mean that your dryer vent simply needs cleaning or a combination of the two. Here’s what to check, including what you should check first.

Clogged Dryer Vent

A restricted dryer vent will prevent air from properly circulating within your dryer’s drum. You dryer will get very hot within a short period of time, causing another part on your dryer like the high limit switch, thermostat or the thermal fuse to Continue reading