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MAYTAG PERFORMA ELECTRIC DRYER SQUEEKS BADLY WHEN RUNNING. METAL ON METAL. DRUM IS WORN

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If the metal-on-metal squeak is coming from the front of the machine, you need to replace the glides. These are plastic pads that support the front of the drum around the door. The rim of the drum slides over them, and they eventually wear through.

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The motor bearings may be worn. Remove the drum drive belt and then start the dryer. If it squeals with the belt off then the motor bearings are likely worn.

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