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I have an eletrolux dryer that stopped heating. i opened the

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i have an eletrolux dryer that stopped heating. i opened the back and found a 1" rubber belt that seems to have broken. also the dryer drum seemed to be making a sound like it was bouncing or coming loose.
JA: What's the make and model of your dryer? And can you guesstimate how old it is?
Customer: ewmed65htso
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: if I can
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: it just a sensor that was on the inside of the drum came off about a year ago
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Appliance Guru replied 1 year ago.

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You may have a couple issues. First the belt and secondly the bearing and heating element. Are you handy?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I have an eletrolux dryer that stopped heating. i opened the back and found a 1" rubber belt that was broken. the dryer drum sounded like it was bouncing off the tracks before it stopped working. it was almost like it was off the tracks or a gear broke. also there was a temp sensor that broke and fell into the drum about a year ago but it worked without that sensor being attached.
Expert:  Appliance Guru replied 1 year ago.

Yes you will need to install a new belt and a bearing kit on the unit. Can you do that?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I don't know where can I get a new belt bearing kit and how hard is it to replace that?
Expert:  Appliance Guru replied 1 year ago.

Watch this video CLICK HERE replace that belt and then check the rollers on the unit the roller sleeve bearings may be worn out causes the bouncing.

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