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Electric dryer makes a rumbling when tumbler is turning.

Maytag electric dryer is 15 years old. It just started making a rumbling noise while the tumbler is turning and drying clothes. Sounds like a bearing is going out. Is this the problem or is it something else?

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There are two rub pads on the inside of the front cover that the drum rests on. I would guess one of these has worn through. It's easy to check it out by taking out the two lower screws on the front panel.

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Check the drum bearing, a load noise, and often spinning problems are symptoms of a bad drum bearing.The bearing is at the base of the drum and accessing it is not easy.

You can find diagrams and replacement parts entering model number here.

Posted on Jan 06, 2009

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