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Magic Chef Compact Dryer turns on with heat and then shuts off within 5 minutes. Opened up back and fan belt snapped. Is this the problem?

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Check the bearings and your vent. Belt should be replaced as there is no air circulation

Posted on Jul 07, 2015

Testimonial: "That's what I thought. This dryer is less than a year old. I think I overloaded it. I just need to figure how to get the new belt on. Thanks so much!"

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