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Thumbing noise as the maytag gas dryer is spining

Thumping noise
When my maytag gas dryer ( M# ldg8624AAE S# 13124577MS) is spinning there is a thumping noise. Is it the belt? How is the belt on this dryer replaced? Would the noise be caused by a different problem? Would the noise be louder on start up?

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  • Anonymous Jan 19, 2009

    the dryer makes a clunking noise for a second or two after the drum stops turning

  • Anonymous Jan 19, 2009

    My maytag gas dryer makes a clunking noise for a second or two after the drum stops turning....plus it's really loud when it's running....

  • ccut378 Mar 01, 2009

    I'm preparing to change the rollers to solve the thumping noise, Is it a good idea to change anything else at the same time.?

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No and its your rollers...babump babump...

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An unusual noise coming from a running clothes dryer can cause concern, although these noises are rarely indicative of a more serious problem. Once the source of the noise has been located, a few simple repairs or adjustments will usually solve the problem and restore peace to your laundry room.

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  9. Small objects such as coins, buttons, or paperclips can become lodged between the drum and the sides of the clothes dryer. These items usually end up in the dryer after being left in clothing pockets during laundering. Turn the dryer off and remove any clothes to a laundry basket. Allow the dryer to cool down so that you won't burn your hand on any metal surfaces inside the dryer which may be hot. Look inside the dryer and pay special attention to the front and rear edges of the dryer drum. Run your fingers along the grooves where the drum connects to the dryer to locate any foreign objects. These objects could be bouncing around the dryer causing noise during the cycle, and then settling into the grooves when the dryer stops making them difficult to locate. Remember to remove all items from clothing pockets before laundering in the future to avoid this problem.
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