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Offline mykbly

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Dryer won't spin
« on: September 22, 2009, 05:42:49 PM »
My LG - DLG3788W dryer will not spin, the motor makes a hum - I have removed the top and front and do not see any problem with the belt - the exhaust fan spins in-sink with the drum.  Any suggestions?
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Re: Dryer won't spin
« Reply #1 on: September 22, 2009, 09:40:43 PM »
Does it give a fault code? Page 23 of this LG manual takes you through the proceedure:
LG DRYER MANUAL
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Re: Dryer won't spin
« Reply #2 on: September 22, 2009, 09:44:43 PM »
No fualt code

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Re: Dryer won't spin
« Reply #3 on: September 22, 2009, 09:47:03 PM »
Take a look at this late model LG manual:
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Offline Mr. Fix-It

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Re: Dryer won't spin
« Reply #4 on: September 23, 2009, 07:16:19 AM »
Sound like a bad motor or something binding that causes to much load on the motor to get it turning.

 

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