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Maytag dryer model#PYE2300AYW turns on but makes loud noise when tumbling. whats wrong with it?

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    KEN LaPOINT May 11, 2010

    If you turn the drum by hand (with the door open) can you hear the noise? Does it sound like a scraping sound or more like something in the fan blade?

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If it is a metallic noise, it can either be a pulley with bad bearings, or possibly the rear drum support/ bearing. If squeeling noise, possile belt. I would open the unit and check it out. Keep in mind that, in many cases, the repair can be more than buying a new unit. I bought a good, new dryer from Lowes for around $200. It would be hard to get a repair guy to come out and do the repair for that amount. Choose wisely grasshopper.

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