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High pitch squeal

While the dryer is running, we are getting a very high pitch squealing. Any ideas what it could be, not sure where to start.

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  • kinnadz Dec 29, 2008

    when the dryer is running there is a high pitch noise and it stop and it come back again just wonder if there is something stock in there in the drum

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IT IS MORE THAN LIKELY A STUCK DRUM ROLLER OR IDLER PULLEY. I HAVE SEEN IN WORST CASE SCENARIOS WHERE IT HAS BEEN THE MOTOR ITSELF WHEN SUBJUCTED TO LOTS OF LINT AND DUST FROM PLUGGED VENTING. I WOULD CHECK THE FIRST TWO AS THEY ARE THE MOST COMMON. DO NOT OIL THEM.

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