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Kenmore series 70 dryer gas model 76712693-76712 squealing

The dryer has been squealing a lot lately, and I need to know how to diagnosis and thenm repair.

I'm assuming you can check from the rear panel but...

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Raise the top.
Remove the front panel.
Remove the drum.
Remove and replace the drum rollers and the belt tension roller.

Posted on Mar 03, 2009

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