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Fridigaire dryer makes a loud whining noise

Usually stops after the dryer gets warmed up

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  • Mark Egan May 11, 2010

    Sounds like a bearing i slacking lubricant somewhere in the dryer. These are not usually user serviceable, but you can remove the service panel and listen while the dryer runs to determine where the noise comes from. Then reply back, with your specific make and model number, and I can further direction/instruction.

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This is probably what the above comment says. You may can spray some WD40 on the spindle or axle that holds the drum in place. I have found occasion where this has solved the problem.

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