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2 year old Kenmore Elite Front Load Dryer makes loud squeaking

Noise for first 5 minutes of cycle, then noise stops and it proceeds as normal. Is this the belt or something else and can we fix it ourselves vs a $75 visit fee plus time and parts?

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    How do I open the front load dryer to see if the squeeking is a belt, tensioner, or bearings?

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We can fix this. your dryer has some wheels/rollers and an idler pulley they get worn and or plug up with fabric sheet guu.what you do is pop the top,that the frount off and this will expose the drum,undo the belt the clean inspect /oil and replace worn parts.sounds like you wont see much wear because it stops after[gets warm]so may get buy with oil/cleaning Ps unplug before working

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