Here is a follow up.
1. I was able to run the dryer a couple more times and then at one point when I pressed the start button I got the buzz to start it and then it stopped and I got a smell that something went. Would that only be the starter on the motor or could it be something else.
2. I pulled it all apart. There really is not a lot to these dryers. The fun part will be putting the belt back on the drum from what I can tell. Attached is a picture of the motor. The p/n on the motor is 63709530 and the model # is S58NXMPM-6852. These are different than the part numbers you find anywhere else. I am going to guess that the part # 33002478 is the correct one because of the flat spot on the shaft. It is a 1/4 HP, 1 phase, 115 V, 60 Hz, 4.5 Amps, 1725 RPM, MFG date code is F99A5. See the pictures.
3. I used my digital multimeter to ohm out the switch on the motor. The service manual says that between terminal 3 and 4 there should be 3 ohms and that between terminal 4 and 5 there should be 2.25 ohms. I found the following:
Between 3 & 4, Motor shaft switch relaxed 3.1 ohms, with the motor shaft switch depressed 1.8 ohms
Between 4 & 5, Motor shaft switch relaxed 3.3 ohms, with the motor shaft switch depressed 1.8 ohms
Do these motors come with these switches mounted? I looks like it by the pictures but I do want to make sure.
OK if you have any thoughts and can verify if possible that the 33002478 is the replacement motor for this dryer than I will order up a motor.
Also would you recommend that I replace the two wheels that the drum rides on in the back at this time. I can see some of the rubber from them dropping and they look warn. It has been over 12 years that this has been in use without any problems and there is no telling the amount of time that they have been rotating. We are a family of 5 and the dryer has been used a whole lot over those years.
Would you recommend I replace anything else while I am at it?
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