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Makes growling noise when first started, quits once warm.

When you first push the bottom button to start the GE front loader dry that is some 7 or 8 years old it makes a growling noise for a second or two then stops, runs and drys fine but next time you go to start it when its cold it does the same thing. Have looked at the drum belt and it appears ok.

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Suspect noise from motor repair cost may exceed value but may want to ck rear drum bearing also this will mean pulling tub out bearing is on rear drum shaft not a hard fix but will need some mechanical know how ..good luck

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