How To Fix A Dryer That Won’t Spin?

View all

Why is my tumble dryer drum not turning?

If the drum in your tumble dryer doesn’t turn but the motor is running, nine times out of ten you’ve got an issue with the drive belt. It’ll have become worn, snapped or slipped. To diagnose if the belt is the cause of the drum not rotating, firstly manually spin the drum. It should be stiff and difficult to spin.

How do you fix a Samsung dryer that won’t spin?



Suggested clip · 103 seconds

Samsung Dryer Won’t Start or Spin – Troubleshooting and Repair


Start of suggested clip

End of suggested clip

How do you fix a Whirlpool dryer that won’t spin?



Suggested clip · 110 seconds

Whirlpool Dryer Repair – Drum not turning ,Not tumbling & unit is hot


Start of suggested clip

End of suggested clip

Why the dryer is not working?

Common dryer issues include a faulty door switch or start switch and control problems such as a broken dryer timer or faulty electronic control board: If the drum light doesn’t turn off, a failed door switch is the likely reason the dryer won’t start. A blown thermal fuse often prevents an electric dryer from starting.