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Maytag Dryer Neptune, Model MDE5500AYN

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My Maytag dryer has begun to make a sound that is not right...It has worked fine until now.....I put a load of laundry in last evening and went back upstairs to check it later, and it was making a sound that sounds like when you have a zippered jacket or something just a little different in your dryer that's hitting against the sides of the drum. It is still heating, but I don't want to run it in case I may do more damage. I opened the door and held the switch with my finger and turned the dryer on (I know that I'm not suppose to do that, but I wanted to try to find out where the sound was coming from), and it sounds like the noise is coming from the back of the dryer. It's a continuous sound.

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ngfam1 at your service,

This may be a couple of things.
1- The belt may be bad or twisted or frayed and ready to break!
Or,
2-The drum may be out of alignment and not be roling smothly over the roller glides that it should be spinning on!
I am not there to give hands on diagnoses.
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