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Offline 173green

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Re: gas dryer will not spin
« Reply #10 on: January 13, 2009, 05:19:39 PM »

Reg & WJWebster thanks for your help.  I did see the disclamer about having voltmeter before register.   I must have missed it.  I just hope everyone has a voltmeter before asking a question or Repair-man will never get to answer any questions....

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Re: gas dryer will not spin
« Reply #11 on: January 13, 2009, 05:31:34 PM »
Rather than  take a shot at me, just follow the rules next time and you won't be disappointed. My track record speaks for itself.
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Re: gas dryer will not spin
« Reply #12 on: January 13, 2009, 10:23:50 PM »
What about the rollers, drumglide, and idler? Does the drum turn easily? Geez a new motor and she still boggs down? I could see the concern if we was talking 240 volt dryer. And messing with any kind of Shocktricity is tricky. I commend RM for his stance. Maybe they sent you a bad motor. After checking for motor bearing stiffness, I would BRIEFLY apply 120 volts to the motor on the blue and white wires using a suicide cord to see if them puppys run. But that in itself might be TMI to the layman.:D
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