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Started a little noise now all the time

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When the dryer gets hot, the tumbler begins to make a continous squeaking noise as if there is metal to metal; not a grinding noise. If you allow it to cool down and restart, it doesn't start until it...


Well ya never mention in your question what brand you have but a GE or Hotpoint dryer has a small plastic insert that wears thin over time. It begins to do a squeak squeak squeak type of noise.And that noise is intermittent, on a Frigidaire model the noise would start out low and gradually get worse. The bearing sometimes gets so bad it gets chopped off and the tub falls into the heating element.

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Loud squeaking noise when you start up the dryer could it be a bearing dull squeak not high pitched a little bit of a grind sound


It does sound like a bearing or at least a lack of lubrication. But it could also be belt slippage if it only happens at the start. If it is the bearing it would be continuous and slowly get louder and louder.

Jun 18, 2011 | Whirlpool LER7646E Dryer

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Squeaking noise in engine. not serpentine belt.


You might have a dry bearing in the alternator. I've had a squeaking noise from them.

May 15, 2010 | 2004 Chevrolet Silverado

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My dryer is making a loud squeaking noise when it


All dryers have to have a way of allowing the tumbler (that's the thing you put the clothes in) to turn freely, not all of them are the same tho,some use bearings, some use slides,others use rollers. Over time these rollers will need to be oiled,the slides will get thin and start metal to metal contact causing a noise, The rear bearings will then start to make their way to china and cause the tumbler to rub into the heating element and OUCH! These things will cause the motor to prematurely DIE! Its best to examine the dryers, rollers, and slides when you first hear the noise, but who does?

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Noise coming from fan motor


this could be a drive belt or a dry bearing what ever it is you should get it sorted out,,, pull the unit out and find out were the noise is coming from if its a belt replace it if its the motor, it may need new bearings as there sealed type you cant just swill it with oil as nothing will get to the bearings the motor will need to be striped down to fit bearings in it

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1995 Jeep Grand Cherokee squeaking and power steering


It very well could be the pawer steering pump. But to isolate the squeking sound, take that can of wd-40 and find the idler pully and tensior pully. Spray the bearing area of both pulleys. If your bearing in those pulleys are going bad then it will make that noise. If the wd-40 quits the noise at one of those tow pulleys then you know which one to replace. If its does not, then start looking to replace the powersteering pump. I take it you have checked the power steering fluid levels and they are ok?? Also, you stated that the noise started after you bought the alternator, then try a new alternator. It might of just been a faulty alternator. Happens all the time. One last inexpensive tip is replacing all belts with new. Belts get glazed over and dirty and cause noise too. One last question. Did you make sure the belts were tight enough? Just a little variance in the belt tension can make the difference.

Aug 07, 2009 | 1995 Jeep Grand Cherokee

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Intermittent Squeaking


You know how when the pads on your car get worn they start that noise? Well the bearing that holds the tub has a metal bracket. When that plastic wears down it begins to makes those noises. If left alone the metal bracket will eventually cuut into that drum bearing like a guillotine. I have pictures. Have the women and small babys leave the room: Click (HERE)


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Sqeaky noise


U replace the tensioner or any belt run pulley only if the pulley has excessive wear or the pulley bearing has noise or excessive side to side movement, if the belt is squeaking and the pulleys it runs over are ok and don't have any of the above problems replace the belt, they should be replaced every 60,000 miles are sooner in dusty enviorments like dirt roads.

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Admiral Washing Machine Makes Squeaking Noise


THE BRAKE IS VERY FAMOUS FOR THAT NOISE NOT INSPECT THE PUMP ,, CAN BE GRINDING ON BOTTOM BASE OF WASHER ,, BEARING POPPED OUT

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Squeaking


There are many things that will cause squeeking. First does it make noise when you tab or return if so open the cover and see if it goes away if so the red indicator may be rubbing on the margin scale, bend it back a bit. If it only squeeks when typing try a little WD40 on the motor that drives the print wheel the back bearing is a little hard to grt at.

Not correcting. Be sure you have a correctable ribbon on it(yellow og orange knob)

Hope this helps
DickyO

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