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Rythmic thumping sound

My dryer has developed a rythmic 'thump' - apparently once per drum revolution - as if there were a shoe in the dryer, though it still makes the sound when I run it empty. It is gradually getting worse. The dryer otherwise is functioning normally.

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Probably the rear bearing or the drum shaft

Posted on Nov 16, 2008

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