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Drum rubbing on inside walls

Sounds like drum is out of round, but i can't tell for sure. what's easiest way ot get inside for a look

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    Ron Coons May 11, 2010

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Go into the back of the dryer. Remove access to back and you will see the drum. Chances are your motor that turns the drum is loose or the shaft or spindle that the dryer spins on is loose from its bracket. Tighten all that up and it should be fine.

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