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Dryer is making a grinding noise

I replaced the drum seal on my kenmore electric dryer model #11062622100 and got it all put back together, i then turned it on and it makes a grinding/scraping noise, what could it be?

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Sounds like your felt door seal is shot and needs replacement and maybe some wear on the drum rollers...I will send you some solutions to fix your problem.
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ALWAYS UNPLUG YOUR DRYER BEFORE ATTEMPTING TO DO ANY WORK ON IT.

Note: This method works for most front loading machines.

If you have to check/replace/repair your drum motor,drum seals,belt,rollers, etc.
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Remove the lint filter and the two screws that hold the filter housing to the top of the dryer lid.
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Note:The way the belt goes back on is, as the belt comes off the drum has to be doubled (pushed together to form a loop) and goes under the idler pulley then to the motor pulley.
Here is a link to see a picture of your belt routing in case the belt is broken when you open your dryer:
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While you have the drum out, I would recommend that you remove and lubricate the drum rollers.
And also clean the shafts of the rollers as they will collect hair,dust,etc and cause problems and then lubricate the shafts and rollers with a good grade of machine oil like 3 in One oil or a vasoline type of lubricant. This will save you a problem later with the rollers getting dry and making a squeeling noise, also check your drum rollers for flat spots, if they have flat spots on them this will cause a thumping type noise.
You will need to replace the drum rollers if they have flat spots on them.
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