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I have a GE DHDVH52EF0WW dryer that sounds like it has a load of tennis balls in it when it is running.

I have installed a rear bearing kit (bearing was bad), white and green glides (showed some wear) and belt (precautionary). The noise is still present. Any troubleshooting tips/guidance would be appreciated. Thanks, Karl

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Hi. I don't work on many Frigidaire's, but that pesky ball bearing does not go into any of those grooves. It goes in the very back center of the cradle, sandwiched between the ball and a metal strip on the back side of the cradle. (It is suppose to drain off static electricity from the drum. If it gets lost, it's not a major loss) As for lube, just put a gob of the stuff that comes with the kit in the bottom of the cradle before reinstalling drum.

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Yes that is what most likely is the problem to begin with. The drum usually never goes out of round . Replace bearing best choice

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