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Dryer makes banging noise

The dryer spins and heats, but it makes a loud banging noise on each revolution. How do I remove the front or back of the dryer to check it out?

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  • Kevin Murphy Oct 02, 2006

    Great solution. Turns out that one of the bolts holding the clothes "bar" in the drum had worked loose. I tightened it, closed the dryer back up, and it works like a champ. The only problem is that the wife wants a shiny new one anyway. Too bad!

  • Anonymous Mar 16, 2014

    makes loud noise while spinning

  • Anonymous Mar 16, 2014

    loud banging/screeching noise from the drum, drum will spin whilst there's no clothes in it but won't spin with clothes in it.

  • Anonymous Mar 25, 2014

    dryer wont spin. just making loud buzzing noise like motor is froze up?

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Basscat, you first remove the door by removing the screws from the hinges. The door will lift up a litte and pull off. Next remove the spacers on the other side. Now the front panel will pull out from the top. There will be two 1/4 inch screws with latches on each side of the frame, remove these and the top will lift up. Now by holding the door switch and starting the dryer, you will be able to see what is banging. Once you determine that, you can remove the bulk-head, should be 4 screws, be sure to unplug the door switch. Unfasten the belt, remember the configuration and remove the drum. You are now able to get at the insides. Catriver..post back.

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