I have a Maytag dryer - Model# LP37304ACE that is about 10-11 years old. It started making a "clunking" sound when we start up the dryer. It's very apparent at first, then isn't as bad once the cycle gets going. The dryer is still working. Do you know what is going on? Thanks, LS
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HI sounds to me like your drum support is worn, it would make a thumping sound. You have 2 you should replace them both.
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Sounds like you need a blower wheel.you will need to remove the front panel and the houseing under the front panel.It is located on the bottom front laft side. if you need help on assembly or disassembly let me know hope i fixya :)
rollers and or felts are cheap,
much cheaper than a new dryer,
and nobody now makes a dryer that will last 25 years.
I have maytags 1972, 1974, kenmore 1968, speed queen 1980,
in each apartment building used by 11 families, to keep them running costs peanuts
new dryers?, - 3 years is all you get before the $$$ starts
the machine is opened and inspected from the front
opening from the front there is no heavy lifting or moving of the dryer needed,
the usual causes of a ' cyclic clunk '
a worn spot on a drum felt. when that area reaches the bottom, the weight of the
drum causes a clunk.
a damaged belt that clunks when the tear hits the drum
a collapsing drum roller(replace in pairs)
each is easy to fix, cheap,