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Squeaking sound the squeaking sound is very loud at the beginning of the cycle and then lessens sometimes its gone completely but it seems to be getting worse

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    same problem.

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Sounds as if your rollers are going bad.

You would have to remove the front panel and remove all the screws out of the front to lift top of dryer.

Do not remove any screws out of the back, it will release your drum stabilizer.

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