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GE 5 Cycle Automatic Dryer Model DDE7207SBLWW

How do I get to the belt? The dryer started making this awful noice like a belt finally gave out. I need to do the repair myself for financial reasons so please explain how to get to the inside working area.

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  • DIYer69 Sep 29, 2008

    My dryer squeals very loudly when in use. The sound my go away for a few minutes or so occasionally. But it sounds awful and I can't take it anymore. I beleive my neighbors can hear the noise it's so loud.

  • Anonymous May 01, 2009

    Like giant hamsteres running on a squeaky exercise wheel! How do I fix it?

  • sl_deboard Sep 22, 2009

    my dryer drum is out of alignment...how do I re-align

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Hi peggins,

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