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My whirlpool dryer won't turn on and the drum is stiff. 110…

My whirlpool dryer won't...

My whirlpool dryer won't turn on and the drum is stiff

Contractor's Assistant: Can you guesstimate how old your Whirlpool is? And just to clarify, what's the exact model?

110 years

Contractor's Assistant: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?

Yes

Contractor's Assistant: Anything else we should know to help you best?

Put new belt on. It did a load of laundry and at the end you could smell burnt rubber

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What is the complete model number off the unit?

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Customer reply replied 9 months ago
The burnt rubber smell was befor a new belt. The drum is stiff to turn as

Do you have the model number off the unit please:)

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Customer reply replied 9 months ago
WED92005Q0

The belt may be broken or a wheel could be frozen up can you remove the front bottom panel on the unit?

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Customer reply replied 9 months ago
Everything is turning free. New belt, wheels spin. Front and back.

Does the motor just hum and does the motor spin freely?

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Customer reply replied 9 months ago
Nope none of the above.

OK is the thermal fuse burned out on the blower housing the white peg style fuse on the blower housing.

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Customer reply replied 9 months ago
I didn't see a white peg on the blower housing.

It is right behind the lint screen duct...CLICK HERE, if that is burned out the unit will not run. Part #3392519

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Customer reply replied 9 months ago
Thank you.

No problem at all! The fuse will be bad they always go bad. If it is double check your venting make sure it is clear to the outside. All I ask is please select the 5 STAR rating at the top of your page before leaving otherwise I receive ZERO credit for assisting you. Thanks and you can come back anytime for free followup questions.

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