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Squealing Fisher Paykel Dryer DE05-US2

Very mechanical squeeky squealing NOISE when operating the dryer.  What's wrong? How do I get it to stop (and still dry my clothes)?

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  • bartomus Dec 16, 2008

    replace the belt or the idler pulley?



  • bartomus Dec 18, 2008

    OK. Is there a schematic? Looks like the top comes apart and definitely the back but the noise is coming from the front behind where the door catch engages. (Between "10-11 o'clock") Is that where the idler pulley is?


  • dottio Jan 15, 2009

    Drum squeaks at each revolution

  • lcejmartin Apr 14, 2009

    Same prpblem here. I took top off and I think the felt that the drum rides on in the front is torn. I need a part number and place to order.

  • Anonymous Mar 15, 2014

    The dryer squeals when in use. Could it be a bearing? Need disassemble instructions also.

  • Anonymous Mar 21, 2014

    Squealing noise from whirlpool duet dryer

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Dryer's have a long belt that runs around the drum. a common culprit is an idler pulley on the belt tensioner. you can take off the front of the dryer and oil it for a temp fix. it will probably need to be replaced

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  • lee_fountain Dec 17, 2008

    replace the pulley, belt if it looks worn or cracked

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Hello,

The video below explains how to open up your fisher paykel dryer to perform the necessary repairs.

http://www.appliancerepairlesson.com/


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g0Yf2tRE_dA

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