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Load noise something stuck in fan

Plez hlp ive cleaned all ducts and still hear a very load noise?

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    Sherman May 11, 2010

    did you check your blower wheel something could be down there or it could be broken

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It sounds like the motor is going bad. How old is this dryer?

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