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Noisy dryer my dryer works fine as far as drying and tumbling, however, it makes a terrible noise. kind of hard to describe, the best i can say is a "rattling" , "squealing" sound as it tumbles

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Hi there,

the rattling and squeeling noise usually comes from the drum shocks. they do wear out due to use. i would recomend replacing them.

Posted on Oct 11, 2008

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