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Offline pland

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whirlpool dryer heating but not tumbling/runiing
« on: July 11, 2012, 01:22:57 PM »
my whirlpool dryer model wed5700sw0 heats up but drum will not turn.  When I turn it on I can see and feel the heating element work but drum not tumbling.  Any ideas?

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Re: whirlpool dryer heating but not tumbling/runiing
« Reply #1 on: July 11, 2012, 01:31:13 PM »
Hi,


Sounds like the belt has broke and needs to be replaced.
Your model dryer uses belt part # 341241

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Re: whirlpool dryer heating but not tumbling/runiing
« Reply #2 on: July 11, 2012, 03:26:24 PM »


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Re: whirlpool dryer heating but not tumbling/runiing
« Reply #3 on: July 11, 2012, 08:08:22 PM »
Sounds like a shorted wire or heating element. Look for fat red wires that have overheated or partially melted against each other. Seen it.
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