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Hoover condenser dryer is squeaking when the drum turns one way

Dryer is squeaking when it turns clockwise. Doesn't happen when it reverses to anti-clockwise

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Check the drum rollers. You can ad a drop or 2 of oil to quite them down.

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take it apart and you will see that the belt is probably find the belt broke

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possibly bearings gone on drum shaft

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how to connect the dryer belt to the motor is there is two pullys.

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SOURCE: dryer spins counter clockwise

When installing new belt the belt comes off the right side of the drum and through the idler and around the motor shaft, then up the left side

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SOURCE: i have a hotpoint Aquairus condenser dryer CTD00P

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Hoover condenser dryer, drum is stiking, if i manually spin the drum ir will go bk in cycle


see this causes and fix it. God bless you
Not all will apply to every dryer. Check our video page for more style dryers.

Rollers

Many dryers use rollers or wheels to support the clothes drum. When these rollers are worn, they can be noisy. You should replace the whole set of rollers at the same time. You will need to disassemble the dryer to check these. Some dryers use rollers in both the front and rear. Check our videos for other style dryers.

Belt

The Belt should be replaced if you hear any noise coming from it or if there is any cracking, glazing, or grooves worn out. Replace the Belt along with the idler pulley.

Idler pulley

Dryers have a tension or idler pulley that keeps tension on the main drive belt. When it's worn, it can be noisy. When that happens, don't lubricate it. Just replace it.

Glides

Many dryers use nylon or plastic glides at the front of the clothes drum for support. When these are worn, they can be noisy. When that happens, replace the glides and bearing housing if necessary. Put hand inside drum near front and push up there should be no play.

Rear drum bearing

Some dryers support the clothes drum in the rear with a center spindle instead of rollers. The spindle may be a ball-and-socket type support or a shaft through a sleeve. When the components are worn, they may squeak, squeal, or rub. You can't repair them. Just replace the rear bearing when they're worn. Put hand inside drum near rear and push up there should be no play. This video walks thru another type.

Blower wheel

Your dryer's blower wheel pulls air over the heat source, through the clothes drum, and past the thermosta ts, then pushes it out the exhaust duct. The blower wheel, which is usually plastic, may wear out over time. But if it's noisy, it may simply be clogged with lint. Clean the blower and test to see if the dryer is still noisy. If it is, you probably need to replace the blower wheel. Many times the blower wheel is making the noise and it is commonly mistaken for the motor.

Motor

The motor may be making noise. The easy way to check is to remove the belt and turn the dryer on if it is noisy replace the motor.

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Makes a humming noise but doesn't turn


Try this, open the dryer door and hold down the door light switch. Turn on the dryer and press start.When you hear the motor humming, turn the drum clockwise with your hand to see if it will turn. If itruns, you have a bad motor and will need to be replaced. If it doesn't turn, something is jammedinside and you will need to disassemble the unit to find the jam.
Hope this helps.

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My dryer squeaked for awhile no it hums but the drum doesn't turn


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There can be many reasons why your dryer will not start or turn...

The most common causes are the belt breaking or jumping off, or the motor goingbad...

Here are a couple of tips that I wrote will help you to figure out why yourdryer will not run...

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Dryer is squeaking as drum turns


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Hi i've got a hotpoint condenser dryer it's


the belt may be off/broken, motor bad, or idler assemblage.

Here is a website with the routing of the belt the Hotpoint is( General Electric (GE) - Large Capacity Models 1970-1990):

http://forum.appliancepartspros.com/dryer-repair/25860-dryer-belt-diagrams.html



how to replace the belt:

http://www.ehow.com/how_6100255_replace-hotpoint-dryer-belt.html

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I have a hotpoint Aquairus condenser dryer CTD00P and when the dryer is turned on there is a awfull load grinding noise when drum is turning front ways and also in reverse


Hi,
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Very loud squeaking noise - like a noisy loose fan belt on a car.


The dryer needs to be rebuilt, new drum belt and drum rollers to cure this problem.

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My noisy hoover tumble dryer...help please!


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