Question about Frigidaire FEQ1442ES Electric Dryer
the noise is coming from the drum axle bushing that allows the drum to spin on it's axle. Gain access to the rear of machine and apply some high temperature grease that is found in automotive parts stores to the bushing. run it while observing spinning drum at rear for any possible other problem where squeal can be found such as drum slides.
Posted on Dec 26, 2007
SOURCE: LOUD SQUEALING NOISE
Most likely the rear drum bearing is worn. There's a "ball and socket" arrangement that supports the drum at the rear and a repair kit for it. Part #5303281153. Should run around $25.
Posted on Dec 28, 2007
SOURCE: GE Dryer model#DWSR483EA1WW
you need to replace the inner plastic "shell" and the teflon pieces that the drum rides on. The dryer drum has eaten thru the teflon slides, and has probably started eating the shell away also.
About $40 in parts available on line will fix the problem.
Posted on Jun 21, 2008
sounds like rear bearing is dry you will need to remove drum to get to it pop clips in top and raise 2 phillips scews 1 in each side remove front remove belt from drum lift drum up in rear and remove ck to make sure plastic bearing is not worn down to metal bracket if it is it will need to be replaced
Posted on Jul 08, 2008
dryer's have a long belt that runs around the drum. a common culprit is an idler pulley on the belt tensioner. you can take off the front of the dryer and oil it for a temp fix. it will probably need to be replaced
Posted on Dec 16, 2008
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