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cloth dryer motor stalls then shuts down when wet cloths are

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cloth dryer motor stalls then shuts down when wet cloths are loaded. unloaded or half loads starts up fine. please any help would be appreciated

bryanpaul52 :

Do you have the make and model number so we can better assist you ?


hello, thanks for your response. make:whrilpool ultimate care HD. model: LGC8858EQ0

okay does the drum spin freely by hand ?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

sorry Byran, I needed to get back to the dryer. but if you are still there yes it does.


okay this means the drive motor is weak and needs to be replaced unfortunately. Drive Motor 279827 Main Product View the heavy load overheats the motor and it stops, you can order this at the following link . theres also a video there to show you how to replace it.
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

bryan, thanks for the great help.

No problem. I wish is was a cheaper fix though, Sorry. have a great night. thanks , Bryan
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