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Squeelling I have a 4 yr old electric dryer, it just started to squeel a little. Also when you open the front door it has a slight burning smell. I don't know if this is normal , but there seems to be excess play in the drum. Thank You Shawn i have a maytag MDE6000AYW model dryer that is squeeking loudly. sounds like the same problem hope it comes apart the same way :P

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It sounds like your belt is starting to go out. You might google the repair forums or check this site out. http://fixitnow.com/2003/11/appliance-tip-of-day-dryer-disassembly.htm

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