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Redorchid 08-14-2013 07:04 AM

Dryer tries to start but doesnt
 
I recently replaced my frigidaire dryer motor. Now when i push. To start It makes a noise like it tries to start. But does not, almost like something is holding it back. Any ideas?

Gymschu 08-14-2013 07:14 AM

Gonna need more info than that to give any type of educated guess. You may have to retrace what you did to insure that you installed the motor correctly. Was it the correct motor for your model? If not sized properly the motor could be in the way of the movement of the drum. I'm sure you had to remove the drum to replace the motor. Is it balanced on the rollers correctly? Is it too tight with the front panel? Just loads (pun intended) of potential problems could be causing this and without pics of what you did or knowledge of the process you used, well, we're just taking shots in the dark.

Redorchid 08-14-2013 07:29 AM

Yes i had to take the drum off. Yes it is the correct motor for. My dryer and yes it is installed correctly. It at least makes a sound now.... Didnt before. Sounds like its starting then quickly shuts down

hardwareman 08-20-2013 10:50 AM

does it have the quick disconnect if so it probably has a loose connection inside the connector, it happens. If its not the connector then you probably got a bad motor


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