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Amana dryer, sqeaks, very loud, makes alot of noise. Someone said it needs a belt. How do you change the belt. We lifted the top and the drum is loose.

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Try leveling the dryer The outside cab is the bearing for the drum a little twist and adjusting can fix it. You can also try some belt dressing

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My Amana distinction started making a loud sound like maybe the belt and I have to take cloths out of it. Now it stopped altogether. Is it the belt or drum?


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I have a LG Dryer, DLG2102W. It is about 2yrs old and is making rumbling and screeching noises when on. I am thinking is is a belt or roller


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The problem (noise)can be from both side or area !

However, Loud noises coming from a Whirlpool dryer are most oftencaused by loose objects inside the unit or by a broken dryer belt. The dryerbelt allows the dryer's motor to run smoothly. Continuous wear and dry conditionsmay cause the belt to dry out, eventually cracking and then snapping. This willcause a loud noise within the unit. Repair and fix the dryer belt of aWhirlpool dryer to get rid of loud noises. Instructions And Things You'll Neededto solve the problem.

Screwdriver ,Replacement dryer belt 1 Stop the Whirlpool dryer and look inside thedryer's drum for any loose objects such as coins, pens or anything else thatmay have been in a pocket of clothing. Remove the object and restart the dyerto determine if the noise has stopped.
2 Unplug the dryer from the wall outlet todisconnect all power to the unit. 3 Remove the lint trap from the lint compartment onthe top of the dryer. 4 Remove the screws that hold the top panel inplace. Pull the panel off to access the
dryer belt.
5 Tilt the dryer forward and lift the dryer drum toremove the belt. Check the dryer's belt. A belt that is worn, cracked, split orbroken will cause loud noises. 6 Slide the old belt off of the drum and pull it outto remove it. Take note on how it is positioned over the drum.
7 Install the new belt. Lean the front panel awayfrom the dryer and slip the new belt over the drum. Locate the position of theold belt and slip the new belt following the old belt's position ensuring thegrooved side of the belt faces down. Push the idler pulley towards the motor toallow you to slip and loop the belt around the motor pulley.
8 Place the top panel on the Whirlpool dryer andscrew it in place.
9 Open the dryer door and use your hand to rotatethe drum counterclockwise a few turns to ensure the belt is secured.
10 Plug the dryer into the wall unit and begin use.If the noise still exists, you'll want to call a professional repairtechnician. Thanks for using fixya.

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Makes a squak noise


You need to replace the dryer belt.

Instructions Things You'll Need:
  • Screwdriver
  • Amana dryer belt
  1. Step 1 Disconnect the power source from the dryer. You can unplug from the wall outlet, remove the fuse from the fuse box or flip the breaker in the panel box.
  2. Step 2 Pull off the front panel of the dryer. Remove the screw in each corner at the bottom of the dryer's front panel. Lift up the front panel until the two clips at the top disengage. Remove the two screws that are found beneath it at the corners to remove the cabinet top.
  3. Step 3 Remove the belt by releasing the tension applied by the movable idler pulley wheel. The belt loops over the drum, under the idler pulley wheel and then around the motor's drive pulley.
  4. Step 4 Discard the used belt. It is fine to just throw it in the trash.
  5. Step 5 Install the new belt by pushing in on the idler pulley arm. Make sure the new belt is placed flat along the exterior of the drum.
  6. Step 6 Replace the screws back into the dryer's front panel. Screw them in tightly so that the panel will not fall off or jiggle loose.
  7. Step 7 Reconnect the power source back to your dryer. Either plug it back in or flip the switch in the breaker box.

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The dryer started making a noise and I need to open the top to look into the drum...can someone tell me how to open the top of Frigidaire GLER642AS2?


assuming it is like most dryers, it has a top sepaate from the base. with gentle prying at the front corners, the top should pop up and then lift up and flip back on hinge clips at the rear. as far as the sqeaks, usually lubricating the rollers and tension pulley solves the sqeaking problem.
a screwdriver is usually enough to pop the top, but be careful not to chip the enameled paint. a plastic or wooden wedge works well also.
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Drum making sqeaky noise


The squeak is the rear bearing mount rubbing on the hanger ball. The plastic bearing is gone and that metal piece is cutting a groove into the ball mount. I have a picture. If the ball will be cut off and the drum will fall into the heating element and the belt will break. Not good!
8a3a785.jpgTo get to this bearing you must pop the top and get the belt loose,lift out the drum and inspect the bearing. The kit is fairly reasonable.This is something that a DIYer can easily handle.

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My dryer is sqeaking loudly when running


Squeaking usually comes from drum roller supports and/or the belt idler pulley needing lubricated. If the drum does not have drum roller supports under the drum, it will be equipped with a plastic drum glide the is located around the perimeter of the front drum facing. If this plastic wears down it will cause the drum to scrape against the metal bulkhead and make noise. If equipped, you need to replace the drum glide

The drum rollers (if equipped) can be lubricated with a light weight turbine oil (like the kind you would lubricate some ceiling fan motors with). Lubricate the roller wheels at the axle ONLY. Do not lubricate the wheels. The same is true for the idler pulley. Make sure you don't get any oil on the belt, or it will slip.

If you need instructions on how to reinstall the drive belt, repairclinic.com has dryer belt diagram illustrations under their "Repair Help" section. Look for the "Dryer Belt Diagram" link on the left hand side of the page. If your dryer is a GE model, you would use diagram M, D, or L (depending on the age of the dryer).

If you have questions, let me know. I hope this helps you.

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I HAVE AN AMANA GAS DRYER THAT MAKES A VERY LOUD


Here is the link for the owner's manual, but it doesn't look like much help. Just cut and paste on the address bar of your browser. http://shop.amana.com/assets/pdfs/literature/40125301.PDF
Once you get through looking over the manual, here is how you fix your dryer:
  1. Unplug the power plug, disconnect the gas line, and vent hose, and pull out where you can access all sides.
  2. Take a putty knife and insert it between the top and the cabinet at the front corners to release the spring clips.
  3. Flip the top toward the back making sure the wiring harness to the timer and controls does not get pulled.
  4. Take off the access panel toward the bottom of the cabinet, push the belt tensioner away from the belt, and pull the belt off of the motor pulley.
  5. Lift the drum out of the cabinet, clean and re-grease the ball and socket at the back of the drum, clean off the surface where the belt rides with steel wool.
  6. If the idle rollers turn freely, clean the lint off of the surfaces, put the new belt on the drum and lower back into place.
  7. Put the belt back on the motor pulley, put the bottom cover back on, flip the lid closed, reconnect the gas, vent hose, and plug in.
If you found this solution helpful, please don't forget to rank it.

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Amana dryer sqeaks at start up


Going in through the front is usually an absolute last resort when working on white goods. Based on experience with other machines (I don't know yours):

If you pull the dryer out then tip it back a bit, you may be able to get to some of the components through the bottom.

There is almost certainly a large access panel on the back (probably your best way in if you have belt problems).

Working from the back of the machine, if you take some of the top edge trim off, you will probably be able to get the top cover off if you need to.

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How to check belts ?noisey


ok sound like the drum rollers need replaceing
take the screws off back that hold down top lift off top

unscrew front of dryer , it will come off
pull drum out after takeing off drum belt

replace rollers and belt

be sure to notice how belt goes on before taking it off

take model number and make of dryer to appliance parts store
get roller kit and belt

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