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I have a Speed Queen Marathon dryer. The drum will not

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I have a Speed Queen Marathon dryer. The drum will not start. I can hear the motor trying to start. If I open the door and hold the door switch closed and push the drum by hand the drum will start and continue running by it self.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  AppTech8579 replied 2 years ago.
Please post model number.
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
NE4513W
Expert:  AppTech8579 replied 2 years ago.
Sounds like the belt may be worn or loose. Check this and replace the belt if so.
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
I don't think it's the belt. The motor sounds like it is trying to start but can't. Is there a starter capacitor that needs replacing or is this a bad motor?
Expert:  AppTech8579 replied 2 years ago.
That would be a faulty drive motor then I'm afraid.
Expert:  AppTech8579 replied 2 years ago.
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