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Hear buzz noise vut not starting

Hi, my ge spacemaker 3 cycle dryer stopped working this morning. When u press the start button u just hear buzz sound but it doesnt start


If it's the motor buzzing/humming when the start button is pushed then it likely has a bad motor. Open the door and manually reach in and rotate the drum in the counter clockwise direction for a couple of complete revolutions and then shut the door and see if the dryer will start. If the dryer starts; this would indicate a bad motor and it will need to be replaced. If it does not start and continues to hum try this; Open the door and press and hold the door switch in. Rotate the drum counter clockwise and have some one press start while the drum is turning. If the dryer starts, replace the motor.

"Open dryer , take motor out, vacuum all lint, or blow away from motor, see if spindle turn, disasemble motor, clean lubricate , replace any worn bearings ( none) , reassemble motor , apply voltage.

Reinstall , cost $10

I though This site is called ifixit , not I replace it."

If buzzing but not turning unless you spin it by hand and quickly shut door and press start, then it is not usually a bad motor, just a bad start/run capacitor. A new motor may cost as much almost as much as a new machine, a new capacitor might give you change out of £10 / $12

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