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Most electric motors do not squeak perse. I suspect the culprit is a worn out drumretainer bearing and or retainer assembly. This is the device that is mounted on the back of the drum and back of the dryer cabinet to hold the drum level and centered. It could also be the belt especiallyif the motor has become out of alignment from a broken mounting bolt if your unit is in a high moisture concentrated area.
Hope this helps.

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